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Forum topic by Esko Lehtovaara posted 09-06-2013 08:21 AM 745 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Esko Lehtovaara

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09-06-2013 08:21 AM

Topic tags/keywords: question sharpening

Could somebody recomend me a good two sided, fine/coars,diamond sharpener. The diamants must cover the whole area so to say starting right from the edge. Victorinox had or has one but its to fine. I need it to sharpen drill and router bits.

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#1 posted 09-06-2013 09:03 AM

I have good luck with the drill doctor sharpener. it uses a CBN wheel and will work for carbide drills as well. as for the router bits it takes a pretty steady hand to get two profiles the same on both sides. usualy one will cut nd the other wont. unless you face grind the flute. face grinding with a round wheel is hit or miss as well unless you can fixture the cutter.

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#2 posted 09-06-2013 11:48 AM

Hi Reo.
I’m sure the drill doctor makes wonderfull job but since much of my work is of the shop I allso need to have something portable. If I’m on my knees in my customers livingroom and I need to sharpen my router bit because of a hidden nail or litle stone, I need to have that palm size sharpener with me. Ofcourse I should have a box full of those bits, lol.
The last 15-20yrs I have allways when needed sharpned both bits by hand. I know how to do it and I know It’s difficult and thats why I need a good diamond sharpner. A sharpner with two grit and very flat so the plastic body models are out. For shop use that drill doctor looks very nice but it’s not sold here in Finland. The best I’ve seen here are Proxxon and a jig for the Pro Tormek which I have.

-- Oisko aika oppia uutta? Go ahead and learn some Finnish at http://www.restaurointiturku.fi

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