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Forum topic by LyallAndSons posted 08-25-2015 12:12 AM 631 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-25-2015 12:12 AM

What else is new I guess. Anyway, I started a kitchen job today and, as I went to put a fresh set of Jointer knives, I realized I have 3 sets of well worn and nicked knives. It seems whoever changed the last set (probably me) failed to write it down and the didn’t get sent out. My usual guy has about a 2 week turn around and I need a set yesterday.

Anyone know of a shop within an hour of Kingsport TN (37664) that can do 12 inch jointers? Like I said, I have 2 sets to grind plus a set of planer knives I’ll send to make it worth their time. If they do blades as well, I’ll give them a couple to help fill out my order.

-- Lyall & Sons Woodsmiths...Custom handcrafted woodwork since 1989

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#1 posted 08-31-2015 12:00 PM

Did you get something figured out? You may want to look into a small surface grinder or some good quality wet stones. If you can learn to sharpen them yourself. It may save you time and money.

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#2 posted 08-31-2015 12:05 PM

Boy, I am sitting on a little used Delta 23-710 that I used to sharpen my planer blades when I owned my old Rigid, (and still my Jet jointer blades). But I am down in Cleveland. Close but no banana.

-- Paul, Tennessee,

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#3 posted 08-31-2015 12:35 PM

Buy another set? That might be a lot quicker than waiting for a resharp…

-- "woodworker with an asterisk"

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