Slim Fluted Parting Tool

Guidelines shown below are for use with the Tormek SVS-50 Multi Jig.

For the Slim Fluted Parting Tool, the Closed Seat is used.

Closed Seat on SVS-50
General Guidelines
JS P Hole
45° 20° 55 mm B

Use the closed seat on the Tormek SVS-50 (shown above).

As you move the tool left and right on the universal support bar (USB), be sure to keep the bottom edge of the SVS-50's open seat level with the USB.

Notes & Comments
  • Marty Kiminsky noted that 45° is generally recommended for this tool, and that is his personal preference also. See also, "Woodturning" magazine, issue # 352.

  • Some information presented is from the Tormek handbook, Water Cooled Sharpening of Edge Tools, © Tormek AB.

Tormek Sharpening Classes: Part 5 - Woodturning Tools

Want to learn how you get your woodturning tools razor-sharp? In this week's sharpening class we take a closer look at the tools for the woodturner; Gouges, skews, parting tools, scrapers, cutters and more. Sebastien and Wolfgang will show you the methods for sharpening all these turning tools and how you achieve repeatable edges every time. Stay tuned and hit us with your questions during the stream!

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