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Old 06-11-2020, 01:48 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by ShadowIMg View Post
Don't overthink it. Tooling is an entire industry and science itself. If you aren't a production shop, you'll never need to bother with 98% of it. For a home hobbyist, just get what you need for the project you're on, to home hobby quality, and don't worry about the rest until a project comes up that needs them.
I agree. What I was looking for was something like this:

Basically what shape does what, and what it's best for. Looks like McMaster-Carr nails it.

Next I'd love to find a good reference chart to best RPM and feed rate. At least as a baseline. And then tips and tricks to identify if you're going too fast or too slow. i.e. swirls, chatter, bluing, etc.
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