|Review by hairy||posted 01-21-2013 03:48 PM||3316 views||2 times favorited||6 comments|
I’ve been using this about 10 days now. I think that’s enough for an opinion. I should have bought this a long time ago. It just does what he says it does.
The first 2 pics show what comes in the box. A 1200 grit diamond wheel, a 600 grit diamond wheel, leather strop wheel,Tormek paste, shop rags, a pad to keep it from scooting, instructions, and a sticker. I should give the sticker to my granddaughter, she loves stickers. Wait a minute, that might come back to haunt me.
It’s small. It’s quiet. It works great. I put it on the bench when I’m carving. Once I have a tool sharp, I give it a quick strop now and then, it’s all good.
I got it for carving tools, knives, gouges, v-tools, chisels and the like. I did a small kitchen paring knife. I don’t know about plane irons, jointer blades, lawnmower blades, Samurai swords and whatever else you want sharpen.
My first shave in 20 something years. A few minutes is all it took. I’ve been using waterstones and an old leather belt. I never got this sharp.
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Tom’s a good guy to deal with. I was surprised at how quick I received it. Here’s where I got it:
-- the last of Barret's Privateers...