Thread Chasing Tool Set

The cutters are sharpened to have a hollow grind on the top of the tool, behind the thread cutting area. This hollow grind is shown in an exaggerated picture below.

Side View
Showing (exaggerated) hollow grind

The tool is then honed by rubbing a 150+ grit diamond file against the top of the tool. The area to be honed is shown in the pictures as the area marked red.

Outside Chaser
Inside Chaser
Left Hand Parting Tool


Notes & Comments
Information regarding Grindstones



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