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Posted on Sharpening plane irons with sandpaper - do I need a stone or a file to knock off the corners?

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HorizontalMike

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#1 posted 10-31-2013 07:06 PM

Another option is to make a “belt sharpening system” by converting a cheap Harbor Freight Belt Sander like I did here. I think I have maybe $120 in it, NOT counting the red lathe tool sharpening jig (~$70), but you can make that on the cheap as well, HERE with Cap'n Eddie Castelin :

My HF Belt Sander Conversion – more info

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