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roger lance
Derek......I became aware of CBN wheels because of some reference you made about them on a forum (probably here). Then, I followed up by reading your review of CBN wheels on your site and became aware of the potential issue of these wheels being slightly dished and the negative effects that would have on chisels and plane blades if these wheels were used by flat wood workers.

I then talked with a couple of my friends who are accomplished turners about CBN wheels. Interestingly, they were unaware of this technology.....so off to YouTube I went for more education on the topic. Apparently, these wheels are made for and marketed to turners.....and there is no real issue for them if these wheels are slightly concave.....other than a skew or flat scraper, turning tools can be sharpened with no indication of this dip in the wheel.

CBN wheels are a product that are mainly purchased online; so, its difficult to find examples of wheels from various makers to look at in person before making a buy. I did find a CBN wheel at Woodcraft and confirmed a little concavity there as well.

Your summary does conclude this issue with a good working solution that serves both worlds: a flat wheel at 180 grit would be useable by both flat tools and turning tools.....and a radius edge wheel at 350 grit would be usable by turning tools and round scrapers could be sharpened on that radius. This makes sense and Woodturners Wonders has this combination.....others may as well.

Thank you for your well thought out response.....you continue to give me and others information that gets a person investigating and thinking.

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