I purchased the magnetic tool holders in the photos of my studio from Amazon. They are Master Magnetics brand. You can get black or silver ones.
I like and recommend D-Way Tools (brand) 1″ Long & Strong Curved NEG Rake Scraper BM-NRS-34-LSC.
Continue reading D-Way Negative Rake Scraper
Short Quick Release Tool Handle
I recently made a shorter 10" version of the 16" long 5/8" Quick Release Tool Handle made by Jimmy Clewes. I made the one with the red stripes in above photo. I like it. Continue reading Short Quick Release Tool Handle
I would like to point out there are better alternatives to the standard narrow woodturning parting tools generally available in the US.
The “4.5mm 3/16″ Fluted Parting Tool” made by “Ashley Iles” in the UK is the best narrow parting tool in my not so humble opinion. It is fluted. Thus it has two sharp points on the front that slice the wood a lot cleaner than the blunt point on the standard narrow partings tools available in the US.
Continue reading Narrow & Parting Tools in General
“Crown Spiraling and Texturing Tool”http://www.crownhandtools.ltd.uk/page121.html verses “Sorby Spiraling and Texturing Tool” https://www.robert-sorby.co.uk/b320-spiralling-tool
The Sorby “Spiraling and Texturing Tool (System)” has been around for along time. Last year I discovered that Crown also makes a “Spiraling and Texturing Tool (System)”.
Note: On line dictionaries seem to think that spelling “spiraling” or “spiralling” is ok. One or two L’s is ok.