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Forum topic by groland posted 1989 days ago 3584 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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groland

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1989 days ago

In the August 2006 No. 185 issue of Fine Woodworking magazine, there’s an article on Sharpening and setup of hollow chisel mortise bits. On the top of p. 57 are shown what look like small round and flat India oilstones. Can anyone suggest a source for such stones? I have been looking inline with no luck finding anything this shape or this small.

Thanks much,

George


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Chris

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#1 posted 1989 days ago

Take a look at this set from Rockler

Also, an interesting article at Popular Woodworking

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coloradoclimber

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#2 posted 1989 days ago

lee valley sells hones for hollow mortise chisels. I got a set for the delta chisels and I’m satisfied. They sell two sizes, the standard delta type and a japanese type. Rockler sells a similar kit for more money. Karson did a review on the Rockler kit here.

Lee Valley Japanese chisels and hones

Lee Valley Delta chisels and hones

Rockler hollow chisel hone set

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 1988 days ago

George, Here is one that is sold at Woodcraft.

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Karson

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#4 posted 1988 days ago

Here is my review of the Rockler set.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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groland

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#5 posted 1988 days ago

I would like to express my gratitude to all who responded to my inquiry and sent URLs for items that will meet my needs based on my posting.
This is a great forum of helpful folks. Much appreciated!

George

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Chris

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#6 posted 1988 days ago

No problem George…. That’s why we are here; to help each other!

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#7 posted 840 days ago

Digging up an old but good thread. Does anyone know of hones made for larger chisels? I have 5/8” and 3/4” chisels. These hones only go up to 1/2” it seems. Thank you.

-- Thanks, Rich

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