Author Topic: Nelson Chisels  (Read 881 times)

Offline Grethron

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Nelson Chisels
« on: April 26, 2024, 03:42:24 PM »
Hi everyone, not been on here for ages but just managed to set up my new lathe and was wondering if you could help.

Wife bought me a set of Nielsen gouges as a present but I can't seem to find a guide on sharpening angles/jigs or the like. They're not the same angles or shape as others on the market so wanted to know if you guys had any ideas?

I'll add a link so you can see what I'm on about.

Cheers, Gav.

Offline Twisted Trees

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Re: Nelson Chisels
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2024, 08:41:29 PM »
They are a fairly standard cheap set of tools but will get you started in fact some of them you will not get round to replacing for 20 years or so.

The angle will be whatever you like to use but as a starting point

Left to right right 45° 45° 25° 25° 80° not sure, hate these and don't use them. 25° 45°

My preference

45° 50° 15° 15° Neg rake 60/20, in the bin, 25° 45°
TT, AKA Pete, but that name is taken :-)