Quote Originally Posted by Cenedd View Post
Got suckered today. Bought one of those magnetic swarf collecting sticks that I thought would be useful for - well, collecting swarf. Gave it a quick try.....and was surprised to find it just snaps to the chip tray or the ways. Goes to show you; educated doesn't mean not stupid!
May at least remove some of the finer splinters from around the mill area that keep getting me; although if I ever complete the move to a steel bench...!
Even better after you magnetize the lathe bed and mill table so that the swarf sticks and stands pointy end up..