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Forum topic by Eric_S posted 1086 days ago 1835 views 2 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Eric_S

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1086 days ago

My 8” slow speed grinder from Woodcraft just arrived today! WOOHOO!

I know these jigs exist from wolverine and such, but they are expensive and I hate buying stuff I can make myself.

Anyways, I’ve seen many wolverine type homemade jigs that are very easy to make for normal sharpening of chisels and gouges/skew chisels, etc.

But does anyone have any good ideas for a fingernail profile jig? I was previously using a sharpy and the Worksharp 3000 to sharpen my lathe tools, but it isn’t meant to take off a lot of material so fingernail profile was always out of reach. Now that I have a grinder I want one on my gouges :)

Any recommendations on links or project plans?

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN


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Beginningwoodworker

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#1 posted 1086 days ago

Congrats, Eric.

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#2 posted 1086 days ago

Congrats on the grinder. Wolverine here…..

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#3 posted 1085 days ago

Eric,
This might help-

http://www.woodturningonline.com/Turning/Turning_content/sharpening-jig/sj.html

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#4 posted 1085 days ago

Here’s one for you. capneddie on youtube. lots of clips
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5i9RDnJHz9g

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#5 posted 1085 days ago

Thank you guys for the help :)

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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#6 posted 1084 days ago

I use this shop-made jig -

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/22480

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#7 posted 1084 days ago

Thank you chuck. That’s a good one and easy to make.

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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