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One dollar burnisher

02-07-2016 06:27 PM by Sergeich | 6 comments »

I used to sharpen my card scraper with a screwdriver. But I was not satisfied with results. A good manufactured burnisher costs in my place about $40. Thats too much for me. But what is a burnisher? It is a rod of polished hard steel and some handle. No more. It reminded me a HSS drill bit shaft. So I made my DIY burnisher from 8 mm HSS drill bit, gluing it to self made handle from beech with epoxy glue. Sharpening my card scraper on a water stone: Here I use wooden block to keep card scraper vertical while sharpening: Trimming the flat side of the card scraper with the burnisher: Trimming the edge of the card scraper: Test on a pine board: I am pretty satisfie...

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  • Pasochnitsa. Day four. - 02-06-2014 06:05 PM | 8 comments

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  • Pasochnitsa. Day three. - 02-02-2014 07:38 PM | 0 comments

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