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Project by muesli posted 11-06-2017 08:51 PM 2170 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Since I watched Paul Sellers videos about sharpening chisels and plane-blades, I do my sharpening freehand. With a bit of practice, it works really well for me. The blades of my Kunz-spokeshaves are not easy to hold correctly while sharpening. So I made a holder for them, using two rare-earth-magnets, one screw and two pieces of wood I had laying around. The wing nut is sitting on the top.

-- Uwe from Germany.





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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 11-07-2017 01:51 AM

Interesting jig.

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#2 posted 11-07-2017 01:57 AM

Clever jig. I need to make one of these.

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#3 posted 11-07-2017 02:16 AM

great idea to make your life easier

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#4 posted 11-07-2017 10:22 AM

Good device – every help in workshop is welcome.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 11-07-2017 03:21 PM

This is a nice shop made helper.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 11-07-2017 11:24 PM

Thanks a lot to all of you!
After testing it with two blades, I am really happy about how it gives much more control to the sharpening process.

-- Uwe from Germany.

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