How to Sharpen Jointer Knives in Place in 10 minutes

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Blog entry by CrazyRussianWoodShop posted 09-09-2017 05:56 PM 3409 reads 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello folks,

I tried this old method on my jointer knives and was fairly happy. It only requires a super simple jig like this:

Here is a two minute video how I did it and the knives’ test:

Be safe and happy woodworking!


-- Michael Makarevich (CrazyRussianWoodShop):

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#1 posted 09-09-2017 09:12 PM

Nice video, Michael. Good tip on sharpening knives in place.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#2 posted 09-10-2017 04:21 AM

This is a neat trick and I would have tried it but my trick was putting in a spiral head with rotating carbide inserts

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#3 posted 09-10-2017 08:16 PM

Neat idea thank you for sharing

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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