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Slots 1/4: Apart John February 23, 2004
I was working on a candle stick, a little larger than an inch in diameter.  I wanted 4 slots cut by the parting tool.  I wanted the slots a 1/4" apart, & I was usin;g a parting tool tha twas a 1/4" thick.  I got another tool whose shaft was 1/4" thick and put it next to the first slot pointing down between the workpiece and the tool rest.  Then I put the parting tool next to the other tool, removed the other tool and help the tool in place and got fairly good spacing.  With practice I think this can be very accurate.