I’m happy with both finishes but the finish left by the negative rake fly cutter is fabulous, almost mirror like, the positive rake fly cutter left a more matte finish. I think the lines are visible because the insert has … Continue reading →
I’m enjoying this tool! Makes short work of squaring up stock.
Since the previous two insert cutters I made turned out so well, I decided to try another, a smallish fly cutter. I have a Suburban Tools fly cutter and it is a monster by my standards. I got the smallest … Continue reading →
When I got my quick change tool post set, it included this combo knurl tool & facing holder. Kinda useless as I hate push knurlers. So I decided to make it useful by sawing off the knurler, extending the slot and punching … Continue reading →
I got the plan for this dovetail cutter from a Randy Richard video using a screen grab (he’ll email you a copy but it was easy to just grab it). It’s a sweet design using common TPGB321 inserts ($7.25 from … Continue reading →
Here is what the tool looks like making chips, in this case, plowing the face off a dovetail cutter: And a bench shot: And a PDF of the plans (as seen under the tool above): champferTool To cut the pocket I … Continue reading →