i have been wondering if anybody has ever used a flycutter/ face/ shell/ inserted endmill on the end grain of wood. i have some oak pieces that i want to cut to thickness and they were originally cut with a bow saw and not square at all. any body have any ideas on what insert/ seat angles to use? i don't have a plane that is suitable for endgrain work and sanding would take too long removing a wedge 1.5" tapering to .75" on an 7" dia round. any idea on what feeds and speeds to use and depth of cut? im thinking i don't want to go too fast or i think the wood will burn. wouldn't hss be better than carbide because it's sharper? any help would be appreciated.
Can't help you with tooling, but when cutting wood, it burns if you cut too slow, not too fast. And HSS usually dulls pretty quickly when cutting wood, which is why almost all wood tooling is carbide.
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