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Dan Lyke

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#1 posted 2681 days ago

I was just up in Oregon, where I visited Jerry Work. He happened to be finishing up some writing on the Work Sharp sharpener, and showed it off. Now I want more hand tools so that I can justify one.

The sandpaper is just attached to either spinning glass disks for flat cutters or disks with holes in them for curved cutters. The jig which holds the correct angle is underneath the spinning disk, so that, when you’re sharpeneing curved cutters, you can look down through the disk to see the angle you’re putting on your tool. And while you’d need to buy their consumables for the curved blades (because of the holes), for flat edges you can rub ‘em with whatever materials you’d like, just use a little spray adhesive.

I’ve been a DMT diamond stone fan up ‘til now, but that cool little beastie seemed like the perfect price point (I believe under $200), feature set and size. And it costs a heck of a lot less than a full set of DMT stones.

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke


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