DIY Chisel/Plane Blade Sharpener

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Project by BRAVOGOLFTANGO posted 527 days ago 5078 views 38 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

INEXPENSIVE, key word, cost me $10 ($5 for a sacrificial skateboard from a flea-market & a 1/4” x 3’ glv rod).

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#1 posted 527 days ago

I don’t know what I like better, your illustration with all the pictures or the Dragster Honing Guide itself. Well I must say I do really like both!
Great build and thank you for sharing and taking the time to post all the good looking photos.

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 527 days ago

Way cool and very creative. May I be the first to suggest painting flames on the sides?



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#3 posted 527 days ago

Thanks Wood & Red, appreciate it, didn’t think about flaming it, brilliant!

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Rick M.

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#4 posted 527 days ago

I knew I was saving skateboard wheels for a reason :) Very clever, I like it.

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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#5 posted 527 days ago

Great build…another favorite to put on the build list.
Another use for the grandkids old rollerblade wheels.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."



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#6 posted 527 days ago

Haha Rick, you sound like a garage hoarder like me!

PASs, definitely a good grandkid toy, glad I sanded all the edges down now, habit.


This dragster can be used as a touchpad holder, lol, went out in the shop and my wife was chilling at the table with her toy sitting on the dragster, too funny!

Whoduhthunk it’d double as a Grandkid dragster & touchpad holder?

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#7 posted 527 days ago

Cool !!!

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Ethan Liou

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#8 posted 526 days ago


-- Ethan, Taiwan,

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#9 posted 526 days ago

Grand kids, gotta love em

Looks like you didn’t make enough, but wait skate boards of four wheels.
time to tear a part some more clamps and get busy.

I like it Brett could be fun to play with

-- I have the Saw Dust Fever

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#10 posted 526 days ago

nice jiig :-)
but your testcenter is the best I have seen in years
if it can pass that its ready for the 1/4 mile … :-)

thanks for sharing

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#11 posted 526 days ago

Excelent!. Great job. Thank for post it

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#12 posted 526 days ago

Way cool … thanks for posting .. any chance you can share the sketchup file with us as well?

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#13 posted 526 days ago

very nice.
multiple uses…

-- If you want it and it's within reason... It's on it's way!



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#14 posted 526 days ago

Thanks everyone, was a fun 1-day project. I’d be glad to share the pics horky, I need to clean up a couple details with the axle dimensions and screw handle from my as-built drawings. Minor stuff but I’m overly detail oriented.

I’m going to give this Sketchup Storage online a try and post a link this week.

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#15 posted 526 days ago

this thing just has too many uses, i have to build one. thanks for all the detailed pics.

-- "Some get spiritual 'cause they see the light, and some 'cause they feel the heat." --Ray Wiley Hubbard

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