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Blog series by mafe updated 04-13-2019 12:57 AM 4 parts 4653 reads 34 comments total

Part 1: From belt and disc sander to tool shapener

04-05-2019 08:01 PM by mafe | 13 comments »

Belt tool sharpener and honer DIY IFrom belt and disc sander to tool shapener In this blog series, I will take you through my modification of a inexpensive belt sander (grinder) / disc sander. I will make it into a sharpening station, mainly for knifes, axes, draw knifes, hook knifes and spoon knifes.The reason for me building this one, is manly my interest in different curved blades, since these are hard and time consuming, to sharpen well with traditional methods or on my water grinder, ...

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Part 2: Making the honing wheel and other modifications

04-06-2019 07:01 PM by mafe | 10 comments »

Belt tool sharpener and honer DIY II Making the honing wheel and other modifications This is part two of the modification of a inexpensive belt sander (grinder) / disc sander, making it into a sharpening station, mainly for knives, axes, draw knives, hook knives and spoon knives.(Look at part one, for more understanding and how it started). Just to clear things up, I did not invent this idea, I saw the idea app. ten years ago, on my first blacksmith class, the teacher ‘Jørgen̵...

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Part 3: How it's used, belts and more...

04-07-2019 12:40 PM by mafe | 3 comments »

Belt tool sharpener and honer DIY III How it’s used, belts and more… This is part three of the modification of a inexpensive belt sander (grinder) / disc sander, making it into a sharpening station, mainly for knives, axes, draw knives, hook knives and spoon knives.(Start from part one, for more understanding and how it started). This was where we ended last time, with the machine ready for it’s new use.Also the fist bunch of sanding / grinding belts had arrived. Bu...

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Part 4: Grinding / sanding belt organizer

04-13-2019 12:57 AM by mafe | 8 comments »

Belt tool sharpener and honer DIY IV Grinding / sanding belt organizer Ok, some of you know I have a thing about tools, well not just tools, but more tools in place…Ok, I admit it, I’m a orderholic and I’m proud of it!Yes, I like tools, but I hate when I can’t find what I need – or more exactly I love to work in a flow and not spend my time searching for tools or screws or what ever.The only way to live with that is to make order in your stuff, especially as y...

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