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Forum topic by Michael posted 08-08-2010 11:03 PM 1917 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Michael

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08-08-2010 11:03 PM

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I have a dewalt 735 and I would like to sharpen the knives for it. However I dont know the bevel for the knives. If anyone has any idea please let me know!

Thanks

-- "A woodworking project is either a masterpiece or a POS" Dr. Lang


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#1 posted 08-08-2010 11:38 PM

I just checked the owners manual for my 735 and didn’t find an angle for the blades. Have you tried the Dewalt website?

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#2 posted 08-09-2010 03:10 AM

yeah i’ve looked everywhere, nothing :(

-- "A woodworking project is either a masterpiece or a POS" Dr. Lang

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#3 posted 08-09-2010 03:14 AM

those are disposable knives.

each blade is double edged – once you used up both edges, you throw it away and install a new blade. these are not resharpenable blades.

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#4 posted 08-09-2010 05:48 AM

Agree with Purplev. Haven’t had to service my blades yet, but if my memory serves me, the blade height is determined by holes in the blades that engage pins on the arbor. Therefore any significant metal removal would result in improper blade height.

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#5 posted 08-09-2010 06:47 AM

Wow. Thanks PurpLev. I tried looking up on youtube and just general google-ing and not a thing. That with ajosephg (thanx too) explanation, now I know why.

-- I'd like to believe Murphy's Law haunts my woodshop, because if it's Karma it would mean I had something to do with it. - K.R.

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