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Blog entry by Roger posted 794 days ago 3470 reads 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got this in my email today: Here is a good video by George Vondriska, for anyone who has a lathe that may be intimidated by sharpening lathe tools. I think it’s an awesome video. Enjoy. Thoughts and comments are always appreciated.
http://video.wwgoa.com/video/Sharpening-Lathe-Chisels?utm_source=announcement%2Bfeb%2B15%2C%2B2012&utm_medium=announcement&utm_term=sharpening%2C%2Bsharpen%2C%2Bchisel%2Bsharpening%2C%2Blathe%2Bchisel%2C%2Blathe%2C%2Bvideo%2C%2Bedges%2C%2Bgeorge%2Bvondriska&utm_content=lathe%2Bchisels&utm_campaign=sharpening%2Blathe%2Bchisels

Hope the link works

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net



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lew

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#1 posted 794 days ago

Nice presentation. Good basic info for anyone who sharpens their own lathe tools.

Thanks, Roger!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Roger

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#2 posted 794 days ago

thnx Lew. I thought this is worth passin along

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#3 posted 794 days ago

Thanks for the informational video Roger.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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MyChipCarving

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#4 posted 794 days ago

Thanks for the post, Roger!

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996

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Roger

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#5 posted 793 days ago

no prob guys. the only thing I would do different would be to use a felt marker to mark the area that needs sharpening so you could track and see your progress

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#6 posted 792 days ago

A little more complex for my liking Roger. I prefer a white stone on a bench grinder. You can make your own jigs out of wood for the chisels or you can buy the metal manufactured version. If you already have a bench grinder it saves another costly purchase.
Don’t get me wrong that demo was very impressive & effective but there are cheaper options. Thanks for sharing.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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