Dry Grind vs. Wet Grind For Sharpening Lathe Tools
Here is what I have found out so far about grinding and wet vs. dry: Dry: Plus: 1. The learning curve is relatively quick. 2. Relatively low cost low speed (1750 rpm) grinders available. 3. Reasonable cost jigs available especially for grinding gouges. 4. I put indicators on my jigs for each gouge so the set-up is quick and consistent. 5.