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    I bought online a really nice carbide square tool the other day
    for about £27 with postage. And looking online they also go up to the £100ish.

    Iím awful at sharpening chisels so find swapping the heads on the tool better.

    But then I took a look and thought ĎI could make thatí

    After all I can drill, have tap sets and oh yeah a lathe

    Have purchased some square bar and once Iíve sussed the
    sizes I want will order up some ferulle rings.

    Will update as I go... awaiting parts lol

    Currently using a Charnwood W815 Lathe

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    Nice one Graham, that’s the way to go.
    Kind regards John.

     
     
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    Iíve made over a dozen tools to take carbide inserts. I get the inserts from Glen Teagle.

    Replacement Carbide Cutters

    By far the best fasteners to use for holding the inserts are Torx screws designed for holding metalwork inserts. You can get these on eBay for a few quid. Search for ďInsert Torx ScrewsĒ

    This is one of the last tools I made.

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    Rather than make a handle for each new tool I also found it better to make my own interchangeable handles. You can buy them commercially but they arenít cheap. Here are some of mine.

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    Some of them use ER Collet chucks and others use simple ferrules turned on my lathe from a variety of materials.

     
     
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    Beaut examples all round and helpful hints and suggestions fellas.

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    Thats GORGEOUS! what did you use to make the arm? Amazing workmanship!

     
     
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    Thanks. I actually made a new shaft for that tool from larger bar. Itís 316 stainless flattened on both sides.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 21William View Post
    Rather than make a handle for each new tool I also found it better to make my own interchangeable handles. You can buy them commercially but they aren’t cheap. Here are some of mine.

    412720F5-7BA5-4E8A-B367-79D535C9894E.jpg

    Some of them use ER Collet chucks and others use simple ferrules turned on my lathe from a variety of materials.
    What dia steel or Aluminium did you use on the bottom two handles?

    COOPER 01/08/1998-31/01/2012

     
     
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    All of the aluminium handles pictured have thick wall aluminium tube covered in plastic hose. The clear hose with the reinforcement gives a nice grip. The aluminium tube is 1” OD with a wall thickness of 3/16”. These are nominal sizes and some have an ID of just about 16mm which is handy as on many of the handles I’ve used C16 ER20 100L Collet Chucks. They only have a 10mm through hole but I bore them out to 13mm using a carbide glass drill.

     
     

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