Retractable sharpening station

  • Advertise with us
Project by muesli posted 07-03-2017 01:01 PM 2207 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My never ending journey to become a woodworker is highly influenced by people like Paul Sellers and Bob Cosman. So I wanted a place for sharpening chisels and blades of my planes by hand, which should always quickly be available. It’s just a scrap piece of particleboard and two blocks of wood screwed to my bench.Two small nuts act as stoppers to prevent the board from pulling out completely. Et voila, my strop and my sharpening plates have a place to live.

-- Uwe from Germany.

4 comments so far

View Ken90712's profile


17972 posts in 4197 days

#1 posted 07-03-2017 02:11 PM

That’ll work, nice job.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View SirGareth's profile


133 posts in 3208 days

#2 posted 07-03-2017 06:44 PM

That’s a cool idea. Thanks for sharing!

-- Even if you fall on your face, you are still moving forward. - Tim, Southern California

View woodbutcherbynight's profile


7709 posts in 3417 days

#3 posted 07-04-2017 03:56 AM

A great addition to your shop and good use of space. Very practical.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

View muesli's profile


510 posts in 2516 days

#4 posted 07-04-2017 06:35 PM

Thanks a lot to all of you! Yes, it’s a small, quick and dirty addition, but a great helper.

-- Uwe from Germany.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics