|Project by ChuckM||posted 06-16-2013 05:16 PM||4460 views||33 times favorited||4 comments|
You can make a tool rest from scraps and a few bolts and wing nuts and use it to aid your sharpening chores (hollow grind for chisels and plane irons, for example, or removing nicks on their edges or even spindle gouge sharpening). I built one in 2005 and after serving me loyally for some 8 years, it was retired today on Father’s Day. In its place, the new Veritas tool rest (http://www.leevalley.com/en/wood/page.aspx?p=32973&cat=1,43072,45938) will continue to offer me sharpening options. Every shop should have two or more sharpening systems.
Happy Father’s Day to all fathers.
-- The time I enjoy wasting is not time wasted