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Old 08-09-2018, 02:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Im looking for some used EasyWood tools. Not the larger ones, more along the lines of what one would use for pens. They make a micro set but not those. The ones above them.

If you’ve upgraded to something else please let me know. The wife just got her first lathe and she’s hogging my set. LOL
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Just an FYI they are currently on sale at Craft Supplies USA at 15% off - if you decide to go new.
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I saw that. Thinking about used for now. Thanks!
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Certainly cheaper than EWT, but a great option for a good carbide tool, is John at NC Woodturning Tools. He has a subforum here: NC Woodturning Tools - International Association of Penturners

More than half of my carbide tools are from him. I bought the bars and made my own handles. If you don't want to turn your own handles, he does sell some handles as well.

I've used both EWT cutters and the ones that John sells. The ones that John sells work just as well as the EWT ones for a fraction of the price.
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Thank you. I'll go check them out!
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Certainly cheaper than EWT, but a great option for a good carbide tool, is John at NC Woodturning Tools. He has a subforum here: NC Woodturning Tools - International Association of Penturners

More than half of my carbide tools are from him. I bought the bars and made my own handles. If you don't want to turn your own handles, he does sell some handles as well.

I've used both EWT cutters and the ones that John sells. The ones that John sells work just as well as the EWT ones for a fraction of the price.
I'll second that. John's work is great. My only regret is buying the square shafts, but I was new. Doing it now i'd go to the round as i'm usually between 30 and 45 degrees in presentation anyway. Also--I don't know where he gets his carbide, but it seems to be sharper and stay sharper than another vendor whose tools I respect.
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