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Gouge sharpening on the cheap.

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Project by Tony posted 1928 days ago 1936 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a quick posting of a little project I did on Sunday afternoon, you can more details on Gouge sharpening on the cheap, by clicking on the link.

-- Tony - All things are possible, just some things are more difficult than others! - SKYPE: Heron2005 (http://www.poydatjatuolit.fi)





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lew

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#1 posted 1928 days ago

Thanks, Tony!!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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sIKE

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#2 posted 1928 days ago

Very interesting!

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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Dusty56

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#3 posted 1928 days ago

Hi Tony and thank you for the great idea . I was using my lathe last weekend and needed to sharpen my gouges so I turned to my 10” disc sander with a 180 grit disc on it . It worked great , but like you said in your blog , multiple sharpenings free hand don’t produce the same results as having a set up like yours and you can waste a lot of precious metal and time . Happy New Year Tony !

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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jockmike2

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#4 posted 1928 days ago

Great idea Tony, thanks for the idea. It’s gonna save a lot on my tools.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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dsb1829

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#5 posted 1928 days ago

Nice. I have been toying with the notion of a similar bar and jig approach to sharpen on my low speed grinder.

-- Doug, woodworking in Alabama

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Tony

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#6 posted 1928 days ago

Doug

I used to use my Tormek for doing this, but when you change the profile, or even the initial grinding of the Turning tools, it takes its toll on the grinding wheel, the grinding wheels do not last long, cost a fortune to replace and take an age to remove so much metal.

-- Tony - All things are possible, just some things are more difficult than others! - SKYPE: Heron2005 (http://www.poydatjatuolit.fi)

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Karson

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#7 posted 1913 days ago

Tony A great post. Thanks.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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