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    Thumbs down Home made Carbide Wood Lathe Turning Tool

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    I set out to make a Carbide Wood Lathe Tool better than the one I purchased. Photo contains the purchased item on top and home made tool on bottom.

    Parts List
    There are not a lot of parts needed to make a nice Wood Lathe Tool

    1. Description: Nut, Type Compression, Tube Size 3/4 In., Tube Outside Dia. 3/4 In., Thread Size 1-18, Thread Connection, Material of Construction Brass
    Purchased: www.zoro.com
    Model #: G3942032
    Price: $1.53 ea

    2. Description: 0.375" T-304 Annealed Stainless Square Rod, Random Length (10"-12")
    Purchased: Online Metal Store | Small Quantity Metal Orders | Metal Cutting, Sales & Shipping | Buy Steel, Aluminum, Copper, Brass, Stainless | Metal Product Guides at OnlineMetals.com
    Model #: N/A
    Price: $ 3.78 ea

    3. Description: 11 x 11 x 2 R50 Carbide Insert 6.5% colbolt
    Purchased: eBay Putm-Bruc seller - Drop me a note if you would like to buy some
    Model #: N/A
    Price: $ 4.95 ea

    4. Description: 8-32 Flush Head Stainless Steal screw
    Purchased: Denault Hardware
    Model #: N/A
    Price: $ 0.33 ea

    5. Description: Wood ( Wild Almond and Iron Wood )
    Purchased: eBay
    Model #: N/A
    Price: $20 for both

    6. Description: Rubber Washer 9.5 x 17.5 x 4 mm
    Purchased: Harbor Freight Tools – Quality Tools at Discount Prices Since 1977
    Model #: N/A
    Price: $3.99 set

    Cutting and Gluing Wood
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    Drilling, Tapping and Grinding SS Bar
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    Attaching Carbide Insert
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    Turning Handle front for Brass Nut
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    Adding Finish to the Handle
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    Inserting Shaft into Handle
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    Completed Tool
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    If you have questions please shoot me a note

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    Thanks BrucePutman! We've added your Carbide Turning Tool to our Woodturning category,
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