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Sharpening station wet grinder (Thormek, Sheppac, Jet, whatever). #3: Dedicated area for the sharpening station

1091 days ago by mafe | 13 comments »

Dedicated area for the sharpening stationfinally a dedicated area in the shop… Never too late! The more woodworking I do the more I realize that half the work is sharp irons.And I was really tired to have the water grinder, water and sharpening gear all over the place, so even my shop is really small, I decided to dedicate a little area to sharpening.It’s right behind my workbench, so I will need only to turn around to touch up an iron. First step is to cut up some waterp...

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Sharpening station waterstones #1: Workshop sharpening station - near at hand

264 days ago by mafe | 13 comments »

Workshop sharpening stationnear at hand This post is from my un-posted folder. In the new workshop I placed the water grinder in a different room than the work bench.So I thought it would be nice with a close at hand sharpening station right next to the bench. So here the new shop setup, all the tool right at hand. Sharpening station with the pond and gear right at hand.In the cabinet I keep all the different stones, jigs, oils and what else is needed for obtaining that sweet edge...

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Getting Creative with Little Space

2394 days ago by Eric | 9 comments »

I’m glad that I had a sharpening session directly on my temporary workbench, before I finished (or even started, ahem) my “real” bench. After a while, the water and slurry started to fly, and the amount that sloshed over my simple little sharpening stone base would have given me a fit over my nice workbench surface. Time for a dedicated sharpening station. But with a 6×8 shop, I’m hesitant to “dedicate” space for anything outside of my bench. Fortun...

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DMT Sharpening Station #1: First Chapter

367 days ago by GMatheson | 9 comments »

Over the past year I have been collecting DMT DiaSharp stones one at a time. This is what have: Extra-Extra Coarse (120x)Extra Coarse (220x)Fine (600x)Extra Fine (1200x)Extra-Extra Fine (8000x) Now that I have a full collection I decided to make a sharpening station for them. Up to now they have all been sitting on the bench or where ever else they wouldn’t be in the way. My goal is to have them all inset into a piece of plywood so they will always be together and accessible. ...

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