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Forum topic by 3285jeff posted 02-16-2015 10:52 PM 942 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-16-2015 10:52 PM

I have been looking at the you tube videos that mike waldt have and in one he uses a white 40 mm wide wheel 80 grid for sharpening,,and he said he purchased it from record power which is in the uk,,I take it the wheel is about an 1 1/2 wide,,i have been looking for one sold here that wide in the us but have turned up no results,,,as a new woodturner I would appreciate any comments,,

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#1 posted 02-16-2015 11:11 PM

All the tool companies have something.

Grizzly has a lot of wheels (60 grit)

But MSC and others work too.
What Diameter are you using?

I do our sharpening with an 8 inch iameter grinder with 1 inch wide wheels.
I have the Wolverine sharpening jig.

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#2 posted 02-16-2015 11:31 PM

Depending on your grinder, a wheel that wide may not fit without removing the guards, which can be dangerous with friable wheels.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#3 posted 02-17-2015 11:42 AM

im using 8 inch wheels

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#4 posted 02-22-2015 12:52 AM

The 8 inch white wheels can be bought at woodcraft, they are made by Norton.

-- mrg

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