Messing around on the turret lathe got me re-interested in creating some forming tools. I have watched enough videos to be dangerous and gave it a shot. First tool is pretty crude but I was glad to see it cut as well as it did.
Cut shape on mill with tapered end mill and finished up on a grinder. Got cherry red with torch and quenched with water (I know, more work to do studying heat treating – but it cuts). Finish not great but I spend zero time on the honing/sharpening.