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Brianne163
7th May 2017, 05:54 PM
I plan to make my own round tip carbide cutting tool and am looking for the actual round inserts. I have seen some 10mm ones from China at low price.
10pcs RPMT1003MO VP15TF Carbide Blades Cutting Inserts Lathe Turning Tool | TOSAVE.COM (http://www.tosave.com/p/10pcs-RPMT1003MO-VP15TF-Carbide-Blades-Cutting-Inserts-Lathe-Turning-Tool-23724.html)
Does anyone know of good source for these or has anyone tried the 10mm ones?

Old Croc
7th May 2017, 08:11 PM
Brianne, from another forum I use, they all reckon the inserts from AZCarbide seem to be the best. Do a Google search.
Rgds,
Crocy.

Brianne163
7th May 2017, 08:37 PM
Brianne, from another forum I use, they all reckon the inserts from AZCarbide seem to be the best. Do a Google search.
Rgds,
Crocy.

Thanks Crocy

Fumbler
7th May 2017, 08:59 PM
I got mine from Timberbits, $55 for a set of 3, roughing, shaping, detail, Sorby's from memory.

Treecycle
7th May 2017, 09:43 PM
Those that you link to are for metal turning and are not suitable for wood. Inserts suitable for wood have very sharp cutting edges, whereas metal machining inserts do not have sharp edges otherwise the edge will break easily.
+1 for AZCarbide (http://azcarbide.com/) and they are on Ebay (http://stores.ebay.com.au/AZ-Carbide-Inserts-for-Wood) as well.

woodPixel
7th May 2017, 10:47 PM
Thanks for the AZCarbide link. Perfect for my big sorby chisel.

The 18mm job looks nice.

Richard Hodsdon
7th May 2017, 11:02 PM
A friend got hold of some replaceable TC inserts for these new spiral planer /jointer thicknesser cutter heads. Apparently they cost a couple of dollars each. He is happy with them.

hughie
8th May 2017, 05:49 AM
here you go , print this out

Brianne163
8th May 2017, 10:12 AM
Thanks for all the help.

hughie
8th May 2017, 06:38 PM
If your hollowing through a small opening or making hollow vessels, tight internal curves etc. The bigger the cutter the better that catch :) The smaller the dia of the cutter the better you are for a lot of mine I use the Rolly Munro 6mm dia cutter.

dwp
14th May 2017, 06:18 PM
Brianne
I get mine from Big Guy Productions (Capt. Eddie Castilin) in the USA, best price around, I use 4mm countersunk set screws instead of the american one he supplies. Been making my own tools for years.
David

NeilS
17th May 2017, 07:32 PM
[QUOTE=Treecycle;2022442]
+1 for AZCarbide (http://azcarbide.com/)/QUOTE]

+1 for azcarbide.com

Other sources may be cheaper and maybe better, but I've been satisfied with them.

Equally important is having diamond to resharpen them. Regrind on edge and not on polished top face.


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Brianne163
17th May 2017, 08:24 PM
[QUOTE=Treecycle;2022442]
+1 for AZCarbide (http://azcarbide.com/)/QUOTE]

+1 for azcarbide.com

Other sources may be cheaper and maybe better, but I've been satisfied with them.

Equally important is having diamond to resharpen them. Regrind on edge and not on polished top face.



Thanks
I have ordered one from AZ
Brian

aldav
17th May 2017, 10:10 PM
A friend got hold of some replaceable TC inserts for these new spiral planer /jointer thicknesser cutter heads. Apparently they cost a couple of dollars each. He is happy with them.


A member here, sje-tools, sells the carbide inserts for jointers and thicknessers at very attractive prices. A lot of members use his products. No affiliation, just passing on the good news.

Fumbler
18th May 2017, 04:58 AM
Brianne,

Have you thought about what your going to use to hold the Cutters? here's the ones I made, using 12mm sq Stainless bar stock. Hand filed then wet dry'd from 180/240/320/400/600/800/1000/1200/1500/2000. also if you o this way, put some dishwashing liquid in the water as helps run smoother.

GraemeW
5th Aug 2017, 06:02 PM
Hi Fumbler
I have managed to pick up a couple of pieces of 12mm stainless square bar on eBay but I cannot find a reliable source. Can you recommend anyone?

Fumbler
5th Aug 2017, 06:32 PM
Hi Fumbler
I have managed to pick up a couple of pieces of 12mm stainless square bar on eBay but I cannot find a reliable source. Can you recommend anyone?

Graeme,
i got my SS bar stock from Edcon Steel at Brookvale, they will cut to any size and have a huge selection. But probably a bit far for you nip over to!

LesBuckley
20th Apr 2018, 05:16 PM
I bought 2 large pry bars from supercheap auto, they are about 20inches long made of hardened steel. Cut of one at the bend, cut a shallow rebate the length of the square insert from Timberbits, and drilled and tapped the hole. Works very well, the handle feels great in the hand.
Cut the second one just short of the tip and did the same but turner the handle 90 degrees. Used a round insert Which makes a great inside bowl tool.

Brianne163
20th Apr 2018, 05:49 PM
I bought 2 large pry bars from supercheap auto, they are about 20inches long made of hardened steel. Cut of one at the bend, cut a shallow rebate the length of the square insert from Timberbits, and drilled and tapped the hole. Works very well, the handle feels great in the hand.
Cut the second one just short of the tip and did the same but turner the handle 90 degrees. Used a round insert Which makes a great inside bowl tool.

Thanks for the info Les.
Brian