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Blog series by mafe updated 1054 days ago 3 parts 9175 reads 52 comments total

Part 1: Fitting Tormek profiled leather wheels on a Scheppac (for dummies)

1434 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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Part 2: Rare earth magnets for the water trough (to attract steel particles from the water).

1165 days ago by mafe | 28 comments »

Rare earth magnets for the water troughto attract steel particles from the water Just a little easy to do upgrade. Rare earth magnets for the water trough to attract steel particles from the water.When you sharpen your tools, and especially when you re shape tools, you produce a lot of steel particles, to help avoiding these to get back up on the wheel, I made this little update. I have this wonderful water grinder.(Yes I love it, and can highly recommend a water grinder to all). ...

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Part 3: Dedicated area for the sharpening station

1054 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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