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    Make a small boring bar from a scrap carbide insert

    Here's an easy project for anyone with MAPP gas or an equivalent high heat torch.



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    Last edited by xynudu; Aug 31, 2017 at 05:07 PM. Reason: Wrong web url

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    Rob,

    I can go directly to your YouTube channel "xynudu" and see the video for the small boring bar however the URL link you provided above does not work.

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    Here it is:


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    Hi Paul,

    Not sure how that happened. I may have been in YT edit mode when I posted the link ? I have corrected the original post.

    All good now.

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    Intellectually I've always known making your own tools by brazing on carbide inserts was doable. But never saw the need until today's watching Rob's video. Suddenly I'm getting some creative thoughts on construction of high performance and specialized boring bars and keeping vibration frequencies and the resulting chatter as high up as possible. Ed Weldon, Los Gatos, CA

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    Thanks xynudu! We've added your Boring Bar to our Machining category,
    as well as to your builder page: xynudu's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:






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