Portable Sharpening System

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Project by Andy posted 05-17-2016 07:04 PM 704 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Im out of town working but since I have a small lathe I brought it along. Gotta keep my night job busy. I didnt have a bench to mount my bench grinder too so I made this.

Its 1/2” oak veneered plywood with the wolverine sharpening jig mounted under the grinder on both sides so I can sharpen all of my lathe tools on this. I also put felt pads on the bottom so it doesnt sit right on the bolts.

-- Andy Smith

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 05-17-2016 10:05 PM

Good thinking, Andy. You do need a grinder if you are using the lathe on the road!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 05-18-2016 12:59 AM

You absolutely cannot take a lathe and grinder with you on the road. Now cut it out and get back to work!

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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Tim Royal

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#3 posted 05-18-2016 01:01 AM

Clever… I like it!

-- -Tim Royal... Always reminded of this when I see the amazing work LJ's do (I have no choice but to be humble!), "Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real." -Thomas Merton

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