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Step 15, Building your own "Broken bit" (tangential) cutting tools
A lathe is not very useful without cutting tools. This very old idea is great because most
toolboxes contain the essential ingredient, broken or worn out drill bits! This type of tool works
especially well with a MultiMachine since the vertical slide can be raised and lowered to adjust
tool height. This makes the adjusters and offset ends that are shown in the next pictures
This is from a
1925 "Popular
Mechanics' book.