I need to purchase a chisel/gouge like this, but cannot find the exact type. The pictures show what I'm looking for.
Searches usually brings up ones that aren't rounded enough or the bevel is on the opposite side
I have been doing a lot of turning lately. I wanted to make a jig for sharpening small gouges on a Tormek-style water wheel that would do what the much pricier store-bought ones will do. here is a video of what I came up with:
Trying to save money by making mini turning tools (for turning chess pieces) with HSS drill bits ground to shape.. Probably should have posted before starting! Anyway, i had a few questions about best methods and also, best sources of HSS steel.
Firstly, Is all HSS steel the same? Any...
I'm just starting out wood-turning on a Clarke 20" wood lathe. One of the things i want to do is turn chess pieces from ebony/boxwood.
Trying to decide on a set of chisels and i need some advice. There seems to be a huge price range out there and a lot of choise. I want some nice quality...
So I am turning 9" diameter smooth columns (5 feet long) out of laminated maple, and I have been using some really crappy gouges I bought used when I first purchased my lathe. It's time to upgrade, as I am sure these tools are pretty much junk, and even though I am getting nice smooth results in...