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Old 07-08-2018, 10:23 AM   #6 (permalink)
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In that position your skew is now a negative rake scraper. A scraper cuts using a burr so even if your skew is extremely sharp it doesn’t have a burr. You need to raise a very fine burr. Also, negative rake scraper works best if the included angle is between 45* and 70*. On a skew you may or may not be in the range. It will still work, just not as well. Also have the lathe running at a high speed, tool should be held level and at center line.
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