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Project by Kevin posted 471 days ago 2732 views 17 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A big thanks to Woodshaver for posting his a while back and for sharing his info. I started these late last fall. Once the cold weather came I was finished in the shop (no heat in there). So now that I’m out of hibernation I finished these just in time to sharpen up my planer blades. Made from Red Oak. Holes are tapped out for metric set screws. Here is a link to Woodshaver's. He has all the info on using these on his project page, but if you have any questions I’d be glad to answer. Also thought I would add that I’m using glass with spray adhesive and sandpaper to sharpen the knives with these jigs.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch





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woodshaver

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#1 posted 471 days ago

Nice job on your jigs Kevin! Glad I could help!
You must be thrilled to be getting out of hibernation and into your shop after a long winter.

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

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 471 days ago

Kevin, finally out of woodworking hibernation. You must have started going through withdrawal.

Nice work on the blade sharpeners. Now you can get down to some serious woodworking.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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Kevin

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#3 posted 471 days ago

Thank you Tony and Tom. I had a great time today between finishing these and starting another Dart board cabinet this time for a widdy. Anyway glad to be making sawdust again.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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nakedjoinery

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#4 posted 471 days ago

great project , going in my favorites. I’ve got a feeling I’ll need to do this soon enough

-- mike c

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Kevin

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#5 posted 471 days ago

Thanks Mike, they’re a big money saver.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 470 days ago

Kevin, built one of these a couple months ago. Yes cost is like nothing and the results are great. I do a lot of hickory work and they get dull sooner than you want them to. I made mine in a hurry cause I needed it but yours are a lot nicer looking. Sure beats paying to get the sharpened. Thanks for the post.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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Kevin

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#7 posted 470 days ago

Thanks doubleDD.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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IndianJoe

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#8 posted 470 days ago

Kevin I’m still have not open my shop yet so I’m going to put this in my Favorites for now, this is something I need to make and my need to ask you a thing or to when I get started lol
your looks nice
take care Friend
Nimkee

-- Nimkee** Joe

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Kevin

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#9 posted 469 days ago

Joe, thank you. Just opened my shop, felt good. I’m glad to help any way I can.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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