Jig to sharpen scraper

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Project by ldl posted 02-21-2013 12:39 PM 2499 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have tried to freehand sharpen my scrapers and always ended up with an uneven edge. I had a slat left over from the sewing thread project that was the right angle so I added some support pieces to it to bring it up over the stop bracket of sander. I put a threaded insert in the bottom that lines up with a hole in the sharpening bracket. Now I just attach the jig and lay the scraper on it and rotate it. I like this because I can sharpen the whole face at one time and it is even. I don’t have to move it up and down a grinding wheel.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#1 posted 02-21-2013 01:02 PM

Looks like this will work

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#2 posted 02-21-2013 04:43 PM

A great idea.

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

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#3 posted 02-21-2013 04:51 PM

Good thinking.

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#4 posted 02-21-2013 05:22 PM

Thanks for the comments.

It sure simplified the sharpening process at least for the scrapers.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#5 posted 02-23-2013 05:46 PM

Very clever idea Dewayne

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

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#6 posted 03-07-2013 12:32 AM

Great idea. I definitely need to try this


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