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Forum topic by rhybeka posted 01-24-2014 04:56 PM 695 views 0 times favorited 12 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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rhybeka

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01-24-2014 04:56 PM

yeah – I know this is probably a stupid question, but I’m going to ask anyway. Would someone mind posting a picture of their 1/4 in chisel in one of the generic Eclipse style honing guides for me please? I think either I’m not seating mine right or I need to do some filing on the jig, but I want to be sure I’m seating it right in the first place. Thanks!

-Becky

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#1 posted 01-24-2014 05:08 PM

I don’t have a pic but I have trouble using my guide with my 1/4” chisel. The guide works well with wider chisels but does not clamp well to the narrow ones.

I sharpen the 1/4” by hand.

BJ

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#2 posted 01-24-2014 05:38 PM

I use the Kell guide for most chisels, superior to the Eclipse-type for everything, and I prefer it for chisels over the Veritas Mk II. It is especially noticeable for narrower chisels.

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#3 posted 01-24-2014 05:48 PM

Here ya go

Here’s another one:

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#4 posted 01-24-2014 05:53 PM

waho6o9, if you don’t mind, what is the guide with two wheels you show in your top picture? Looks better than what I’m using.

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#5 posted 01-24-2014 05:54 PM

Kell guide

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#6 posted 01-24-2014 05:55 PM

Thanks, waho6o9. I’ll look that up.

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#7 posted 01-24-2014 06:06 PM

You’re welcome Dawsonbob

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#8 posted 01-24-2014 06:13 PM

Pretty sure both Garrett Wade and Tools for Working Wood carry them in the US

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#9 posted 01-25-2014 10:23 PM

thanks all :) I’ll have to look up the Kell guide as well. my 1/4 isn’t the only one I’m having issues with but it’s the one showing the biggest issue. Something about the eclipse guide isn’t sitting right and the bevel is a bit skewed… I’ll see if I can get a pic to better explain what I’m seeing.

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#10 posted 01-25-2014 11:38 PM

Here is what you should have.

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#11 posted 01-26-2014 06:34 PM

Becky I’ll try to get a picture for you if you still need it, but I’ve already filed mine. You have seen the Lie Nielsen video on filing the guide to fit better, right?

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#12 posted 01-26-2014 09:36 PM

Why not using a well squared piece of wood, wider than the chisel; clamp the chisel to it in some way (e.g cut a groove 1’’ wide and screw another piece over so the chisel does not move). Then clamp the piece of wood in the eclipse jig, the extra width should help.

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