Turning Archive 2006

Subject:
Making new mini tools

John Lucas
>I made some mini tools for doing miniatures last year and they have worked fine up until now. I'm trying to make some really really small turnings. I tried using a finishing nail and a reground jewelers screwdriver. Still too big. I think I'm going to try to make some from needles tonight if I get time. I don't know how I'm going to grind the tip. I will have to temper the needles because they are too hard and brittle as they are. This should be challenging. I'll post photos when I get the thing turned, if I can actually shoot something that small.

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