Designed specifically to fit the Robert Sorby TurnMaster system, these high speed steel cutters offer the sharpest possible edge for the finest finishing details on the lathe. The cutters are easily sharpened on standard sharpening equipment. Available in a range of profiles to fit almost any turning application.Cutters for the TurnMaster system are also available in Tungsten Carbide and Titanium-Nitride coated HSS (e.g. 49356 and 45438, sold separately). See the"More Info" tab for more on the different cutter materials.Technical Details:Solid tungsten carbide for an incredibly long cutting life.Cutters can easily be swapped by removing the high tensile torx screw on the TurnMaster shank and be easily removed to change the cutter.Round HSS Cutter is 9/16" in diameter, and is ideal for waste removal and shaping of concave surfaces.Square HSS Cutter measures 9/16" x 9/16", and is ideal for waste removal and shaping of flat and convex surfaces.Detail Point HSS Cutter measures 1/2"W x 1-3/32"L, and is used for parting and line detailing.French Curve/Inside HSS Cutter is used for shaping and finishing of internal/concave surfaces.Box/Detail HSS Cutter has parallel side walls, which are perfect for making boxes and dovetails.Teardrop/Inside/Outside HSS Cutter is ideal for scraping and shear scraping of both concave and convex surfaces.Mushroom HSS Cutter is used for undercutting small hollow forms.Which cutter material should I use?Cutters for the Robert Sorby TurnMaster are available in Tungsten Carbide,High Speed Steel (HSS) and HSS coated with Titanium Nitride ("Excelsior").Tungsten Carbide:Designed to be disposable, these carbide cutters don't require any sharpening. (Carbide tips can be sharpened, but require specialized diamond abrasives).Carbide stays reasonably sharp for a longer period of time, but because of its coarse grain, can never be sharpened as finely as HSS.Gives extended cutting life with the toughest of woods.Sharpens to 0.7 - 1 microns.Hardness: 90 RC.Material: micro grade tungsten carbide.High Speed Steel (HSS):Due to its finer grain structure, HSS holds a sharper edge than carbide, but will dull more quickly.Very economical - can be re-sharpened multiple times with standard sharpening equipment.Provides unmatched quality for the discerning woodturner keen on getting the greatest detail from their tools.Sharpens to 0.2 - 0.4 microns.Hardness : 62 RC.Material: M2 HSS.Titanium Nitride-Coated HSS (Excelsior):These cutters provide the same advantages as HSS but give added longevity before sharpening is required.No specialized equipment is required for sharpening.Repeated sharpening does not remove the titanium nitride coating, it simply renews it.Sharpens to 0.15 - 0.2 microns.Hardness of titanium coating is up to 85 RC.Material: Titanium nitride coated M2 HSS.
More and more people are discovering the joys of wood turning. And it's no wonder—you don't need a big shop to do it and you get beautiful results fast. This comprehensive guide gathers the best articles on basic techniques for every major turning tool, advice on turning a wide array of furniture parts, plus a host of other projects, including vessels, bowls, platters and more. You'll master spindle and faceplate turning, segmented turning, sharpening and maintaining your tools, and also learn to apply a stunning finish once your projects are turned. Paperback. 168 pages. Contents: Skew-ChiselsScrapersGougesFour-Jaw ChucksSharpening GougesTurning for Non-TurnersLearn to Turn SpindlesDuplicate Spindles by HandTips for Hollowing End GrainGo Beyond the Lathe for Beautiful VesselsFaceplate Turning is FunSecrets of Segmented TurningMaking Split TurningsFixing Turning MistakesColorize Your TurningsFour Finishes for TurningsTurned Drawer PullsAuthentic Shaker KnobsPens Make Great GiftsGet a Handle on Your ChiselsTurn a Hollow VesselTurning Bowls from Green WoodTurning Wooden BoxesA Turned Lid from Contrasting WoodsTurn a Pad-Foot LegBarley-Twist CandlesticksSecret to a Sheraton Leg? Divide and ConquerTurn a Classic Floor LampFine Woodworking Turning Techniques and Projects Preview
Three-piece set is designed for reliable, accurate layout and measuring.Technical Details:Contains inside caliper, outside caliper and divider, all in convenient 8" size.Finely machined nuts run cleanly and quickly to secure legs exactly to dimension.Divider legs are precision ground to fine, hardened points for perfect layouts.8" size is perfect for general bench and lathe work.Legs are finished with a durable black epoxy finish. All other parts are nickel plated.Set comes in durable storage wallet.
Outside Banjo Support Bracket for Laguna REVO 10 x 16 Mini Lathe.The Banjo Support Bracket is an accessory attachment for the Laguna REVO 10 x 16 Mini Lathe . The bracket bolts onto your lathe to move the tool rest further away from the tail stock, increasing the bowl turning capacity of the REVO from 10" to 16" in diameter.Technical Details:Solid cast iron construction.Easy bolt-on installation.Increases bowl turning capacity from 10" to 16" in diameter.