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Granite sharpening station w/built in slow spd grinder

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Project by ME420247 posted 01-27-2013 09:19 AM 2349 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got this granite remnant at local counter top installer for $44bux. Found electric motor at dump and the belt drive grinder arbor at Liberty Tool Co. Put them all together and made my first shop made work station for my shop. Bought a set of water stones but i have since changed to the scary sharp method. Scored most of thes tools at Liberty Tool Co. Liberty, Maine Tool picker paradise….

-- "Some folks would be happy just to have one dream come true, but everything you gather is just more that you can lose" Garcia,Hunter





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stefang

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#1 posted 01-27-2013 11:12 AM

Looks like a great set-up. I love those long professional chisels too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 01-27-2013 01:49 PM

lucky you to be close enough to go to Liberty Tool.

-- In the end, when your life flashes before your eyes, will you like what you see?

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#3 posted 01-27-2013 02:06 PM

Very nice set up. You will get some good use out of that. I like the grinding head set to the back but I hope you have good visibility.

-- Jim, Long Island, NY Ancorayachtservice.com home of the chain leg vise

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ME420247

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#4 posted 01-27-2013 03:42 PM

Ive since got cool running grinding wheels, grinding jig and dust collection… Now that i have sharp tools i need to find a project…

-- "Some folks would be happy just to have one dream come true, but everything you gather is just more that you can lose" Garcia,Hunter

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#5 posted 01-27-2013 03:44 PM

Good idea.

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#6 posted 01-27-2013 03:46 PM

That is a nice setup, one of the best I’ve seen.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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ME420247

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#7 posted 01-27-2013 04:15 PM

Hey thanks Charles. Great web site.. Man i would like to get that beginner set.

-- "Some folks would be happy just to have one dream come true, but everything you gather is just more that you can lose" Garcia,Hunter

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#8 posted 01-27-2013 06:13 PM

Nifty !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#9 posted 01-28-2013 02:11 AM

picken’ is great.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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