41314Re: Craftsman 6" cut off tool
- Jan 2, 2006
>Speeds have been moderate, though I can't tellIf you aren't using the back gear it's probably too fast. It's
>you the speed.
amazing how slowly the work can turn and have the parting tool
advance right through the piece. Entirely different than
turning. Jon mentioned how he uses a very slow speed, too.
>Would also like to find a quality source for a cut off tool.Although I have carbide and HSS for turning, I only have HSS and
>Presently, I am unable to resharpen bits and rely on removable
>carbide tips for most of my work.
cobalt parting blades. The narrower one (HSS) seems to work
very well. It can't be more than 1/16 inch thick. How thick is
your carbide cutter?
Yahoo Group just for 6" Atlas/Craftsman lathes
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