Sharpening station

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Project by BenDupre posted 02-24-2018 09:55 PM 2195 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

All I seem to build lately are shop projects. This sharpening station holds my WEN slow speed grinder and wet sharpening stone. Added a place on the side to hang the jigs. The grinder has CBN wheels from Wood Turners Wonders dot com.

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#1 posted 02-25-2018 01:29 AM

Nice job Ben, very neat & practical.

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#2 posted 02-25-2018 02:07 AM

I understand the feeling. I have about 3 shop projects I really need to make so I have room to walk properly in my shop. You did a great job on this stand. I may have to make one myself as I like the look and practicality of yours. Thanks for posting.

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#3 posted 02-25-2018 02:23 AM

Wow, Fancy! I’m envious! Here’s my little station

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#4 posted 02-25-2018 04:16 AM

Cool sharpening station. if you’re having fun in the shop, that’s all that matters. I agree about shop projects, they’re a on going project.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 02-25-2018 07:17 AM

Can you shapren carbine tools?

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#6 posted 02-25-2018 10:20 AM

Can you shapren carbine tools?

- woodworm1962

I have a few carbide turning tools. I have tried sharpening them on my DMT plates. It works okay but i need to make a jig to hold them. They are tiny. They say you are supposed to throw them away but why?

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#7 posted 02-25-2018 06:00 PM

Nice handy station, Ben!!


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#8 posted 02-25-2018 07:55 PM

This is a very nice sharpening station and will be a great addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#9 posted 02-25-2018 08:03 PM

Nice stuff. I have a couple cbns. The edge of the 320g radiused has gotten more use the the face.

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