Sharpening station waterstones

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Blog series by mafe updated 11-20-2016 10:26 PM 4 parts 34931 reads 54 comments total

Part 1: Workshop sharpening station - near at hand

12-08-2013 04:16 PM by mafe | 13 comments »

Workshop sharpening stationnear at hand This post is from my un-posted folder. In the new workshop I placed the water grinder in a different room than the work bench.So I thought it would be nice with a close at hand sharpening station right next to the bench. So here the new shop setup, all the tool right at hand. Sharpening station with the pond and gear right at hand.In the cabinet I keep all the different stones, jigs, oils and what else is needed for obtaining that sweet edge...

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Part 2: Waterstones travel pond (fitted in a plastic box).

10-22-2011 09:10 PM by mafe | 15 comments »

Water stones travel pond fitted in a plastic box. But MaFe did you not already make one pond?Yes I did, but actually I made this one first, just did not like it when it was done, simply could not look at this red box while sharpening beautiful vintage tools or even worse Japanese plane irons full of Zen…You can read more about the other pond here: . So this is why I made two, and this one will be used for storage of sharpening tools, and if ...

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Part 3: Flattening water stones - silicon carbide flattening stone

12-08-2013 05:45 PM by mafe | 14 comments »

Flattening water stonessilicon carbide flattening stone I was asked how I flatten my water stones.This is how.It’s just to buy a flattening stone, the silicon carbides are app half price and does a fine job.I have never tried a diamond flattening plate, so I cant compare. Here the Japanese NANIWA flattening stone.This one for fine grits.Just spray water to clean up and move the stone in circles.Do it often, then it’s not a tough job. Easy to see how it goes on the bright ...

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Part 4: Workshop sharpening station now

11-20-2016 10:26 PM by mafe | 12 comments »

Workshop sharpening stationnow Some time back I posted a blog about my sharpening station, as with everything in my life, this station is a work in progress and so I thought it was time to post an update on how it looks after it has been in use for a while, since things tend to change from thought to use. It is still placed right next to the workbench, this is for me the good spot, I can use the bench for extra space and I can make a quick touch up on a dull edge or just a hone to keep ...

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