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post #1 of 4 Old 09-20-2011, 02:21 AM Thread Starter
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Looking to get into woodturning and would like some suggestions on tools that wont break the bank. Mostly planing to do spindles to start but might go into a few bowls once I can get some experience under my belt.

Going to have a Rikon Mini lathe if that helps with suggestions.

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post #2 of 4 Old 09-22-2011, 07:36 AM
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check on ebay. An old Craftsman set would be a good beginner set. Make you own out of old files.
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Make you own out of old files.
Not a wise move
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You might want to pick up an very inexpensive set just to learn on and to see which tools you will be using most. Here is one set less than $20.
http://www.harborfreight.com/8-piece...-kit-3793.html

A better set than that one will also get you going for now.
http://www.harborfreight.com/8-piece...set-47066.html








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