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Diamond Lap for sharpening Brazed TC tools

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Stewart Hart05/08/2020 17:59:58
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Her's a cheep and simple way to keep you Brazed TC tools Sharp
Paul Kemp05/08/2020 19:47:13
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Very good, I can think of a few variations too, for £2.50 and a few bits of scrap, oops sorry useful stuff you can't complain. I will keep an eye out at the usual bargain stores for similar. Thanks for the tip.

All we need now are the nay sayers to chip in and say how 'dangerous' this would be! I am sure some will be along soon!

Paul.

10ba12ba05/08/2020 21:32:18
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Well, I'm a yea sayer, having done this for quite a while, and my picador drill sharpener runs against the diamond disc. NB: "sharpening" NOT recutting.

H.

John Olsen05/08/2020 22:57:01
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That is kind of like a simplified version of the American Glendo machine. My father bought one nearly forty years ago, since inherited by myself. The Glendo machine has an adjustable angle on the table, and the table slides sideways. The diamond wheel turns fairly slowly and is kept wet with a bit of water containing a little detergent. The wheels come in three different diamond grit sizes, 300, 600, and 1800. After the last one has been used the tool has a mirror finish. They can be used for HSS as well.

John

IanT06/08/2020 09:01:45
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Very good Stewart - added to my ever growing TUIT list.

Regards,

IanT

Douglas Johnston06/08/2020 11:39:55
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How long before the crocodile clips touch, but the idea is great.

Doug

Oven Man06/08/2020 12:20:34
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Another yea sayer here. I've had a suitable motor sitting on the shelf waiting for just something like this. A trip to see the tool man on Chesterfield flea market next Thursday should supply the lapping disc, he does lots of toolzone stuff.

Peter

William Chitham06/08/2020 13:55:16
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They are all the rage: https://youtu.be/1d3PYMsqjsk

William.

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