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Overthinking woodworking

874 days ago by BerBer5985 | 19 comments »

I’ve had the great opportunity to watch Paul Seller’s series of DVD’s along with read a lot of Christopher Schwartz’s material and being a newcomer, I’ve come to the conclusion that when most of start out, we tend to over think everything. We have had it drilled into our heads in everything we’ve done up until this point that we must MEASURE everything we do. If I’ve learned anything so far, and I’m glad I’m learning it now, is that MEAS...

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Sharpening: Looking close with a USB microscope. #3: Water cooled grind stone (tormek), and Touch-Up of the edge

906 days ago by mafe | 39 comments »

Looking close at sharpening with USB microscopeWater cooled grind stone (Tormek), and Touch-Up of the edge So here we go again; I have a water cooled grinder and must admit I was happy with this method until I tried the Japanese water stones, the water cooled grind stone system produce a really sharp edge that are sufficient and nothing less for wood working, but compared to the Japanese water stones I feel there are quite a way to go, and so it is time to look closer at the edges. Also...

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The Stumpy Nubs Workshop #7: Who said Stumpy isn't very sharp?

923 days ago by StumpyNubs | 25 comments »

What do you get when you combine unlimited resources with the greatest woodworking mind ever? This week Stumpy demonstrates the opposite of that… Stumpy turns his Work Sharp 3000 into a super-duper sharpening machine that works without sandpaper and accepts Tormek jigs. Then turns his sarcasm and twisted humor loose on the viewer emails. (Who knew handplanes and popcorn had so much in common…) This is part one of a 2 part sharpening series. Next week we make some fully adjus...

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Sharpening station wet grinder (Thormek, Sheppac, Jet, whatever). #1: Fitting Tormek profiled leather wheels on a Scheppac (for dummies)

1421 days ago by mafe | 11 comments »

Fitting Tormek profiled leather wheels on a Scheppac TIGER200S watersharpener. And preparing them for use.Ok some will ask why! And the answer are simple I could not get hold of a Scheppac wheel… So if others are having the same problem:What do you do when you are set up for woodturning, and want’s razor sharp irons, for the job?You buy a watersharpening system, it’s fast and easy, and makes really razorsharp edges.This was all wonderful for me until I realized I c...

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