Spindle Turning Session 2: Chisels and Sharpening

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Duration: 19:22

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As you get ready to turn, choosing the correct chisel for the task will be critical. Gouges, skews, parting tools… they all have a place, but are not interchangeable. You’ll also learn about the differences between tool steel and high-speed steel, and how this affects your chisels.

Perhaps most importantly, you’ll see a variety of methods for sharpening lathe chisels, so you can choose the approach that works best for you and your shop.