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Forum topic by Kreegan posted 02-03-2013 07:28 PM 994 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-03-2013 07:28 PM

Topic tags/keywords: jig tip

I just saw this on the Lee Valley site and am about to order it. Looks like just what I was looking for.,43072,43086&p=70465

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#1 posted 02-03-2013 10:05 PM


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#2 posted 02-05-2013 12:41 AM

Let us know how it works out.

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#3 posted 02-05-2013 12:42 AM

Ordered mine this morning.

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#4 posted 02-05-2013 04:02 PM

Mine shipped yesterday. Should be here Thursday. I have a couple of panel saws I need to sharpen, so I’ll let ya’ll know how it works.

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#5 posted 02-05-2013 07:10 PM

I hope you have a saw set.

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#6 posted 02-05-2013 07:13 PM

I have 3 saw sets: a vintage Disston Triumph and the 2 modern Somax saw sets. I prefer the Somaxes.

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#7 posted 02-05-2013 07:17 PM

Have fun and enjoy .I can’t sharpen my saws and buy disposable saws and use otherwise Japanese speciality saws which I like very much.Alistair

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#8 posted 02-05-2013 07:57 PM

Why do you need a filing guide?

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#9 posted 02-05-2013 08:38 PM

Consistency mostly. Freehanding is inconsistent until you get a lot more practice and experience. I have a couple of little wood blocks that I’ve used so far, following Ron Herman’s example. This looks more accurate and user friendly, and will hopefully give me more consistent results.

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