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Blog series by sIKE updated 01-09-2009 04:17 AM 3 parts 4834 reads 11 comments total

Part 1: In the begining / Marking and Measuring

01-09-2009 02:21 AM by sIKE | 6 comments »

I have written the following three blogs for the third time now. Originally I wrote them up as one blog, but due to unfortunate circumstances lost both of the previous write ups. I am going to write each one up individuality now….crossing fingers. I have been working on several “big” projects and in the mean time I have worked on several smaller projects. For the first project, I selected a space on my workshop wall behind my Miter Bench as a new home for my marking and m...

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Part 2: Sandpaper Cutting Jig

01-09-2009 03:35 AM by sIKE | 3 comments »

I reciently made trip to North Carolina and while there I stopped in and visited the local The Klingspor Store. The most interesting thing abut the store is the sandpaper. Klingspor is a sandpaper manufacturer and one of the side effects of are leftover pieces of sandpaper as they are cut from the roll. In the not so distant past these remnants were thrown away. They now take these remnants and throw them into a 4’x4’x3’ tall box and ship it out to one of the stores. These s...

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Part 3: Glass Sheets for the Scary Sharpening System

01-09-2009 04:17 AM by sIKE | 2 comments »

One of my Christmas gifts is due in tomorrow, a Veritas Mk.II Honing Guide, my kids got it for me via a gift card. I made these Glass Sheets along with the honing guide to use in the Scary Sharp system. I use the 3M micro-abrasives as specified over at Brent's Sharpening Pages. The glass is 3/32”x6”16” and the boards are from a pile of oak shorts I purchased a while back. The boards are 3/4”x6 1/2”x19” and the dowels are to keep the sheet from moving dur...

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