Turning Archive 2006
>I purchased the new Turntek hollowing tool at the Desert woodturners symposium and had two of them break at the weld. Below is an E-Mail I sent to the company. I will keep all advised as to what they have to say.
I purchased at the desert turners Symp.
Purchased on Sat. took home and mounted on the lathe and the weld broke as I mounted. No use.
Exchanged it on Sunday.
Mon. mounted the new one on the lathe and the weld broke. No use.
I believe the tig weld is bad with low penitration and possibly should have been a mild steel weld for better copatibility of materials.
I will be taking this one to a local welder for repair.
Will you pay for the repair ?
Good turning and be safe
Bill in Casa Grande, AZ.
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