Tormek T-7 Demonstration

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Blog entry by NewEnglandsWoodWorks posted 11-21-2012 10:49 PM 4154 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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#1 posted 11-21-2012 11:35 PM

The Tormek system is impressive. I’ve owned this, and it does precisely what it says it will do. The primary issue is the long-term flatness (dressing) of the wheel, and the jigs are fairly expensive. With practice, you can get the repeatability required for consistent primary and micro-bevel angle.

For the cost, you may want to consider the low-tech ‘sharky sharpening system’, which is based on a honing guide and progressively higher grits of wet abrasives.


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#2 posted 11-24-2012 12:09 AM

Thanks for the review Brett. Tormek makes an impressive product.

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