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Band Saw Blade sharpening jig

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Project by Armand posted 10-23-2020 04:34 AM 935 views 11 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This jig might help those who sharpen their blades a lot. I made this jig out of necessity. Please watch the full youtube video below to see how it works.

https://youtu.be/Blf4kN0jDJs

-- My Master is Mankind's Greatest Carpenter.





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Underdog

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#1 posted 10-23-2020 10:25 AM

Now that is slick! What a great idea.

-- Jim, Georgia, USA

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#2 posted 10-23-2020 01:50 PM

that’s a great idea.

well done.

-- Jeff NJ

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#3 posted 10-23-2020 04:48 PM

One of the best designs I’ve seen to sharpen your own bandsaw blades. It looks like it works well, I might have to try and make one for myself. Thanks for the idea. Congrats on your DT3

-- John D, OP, KS

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#4 posted 10-23-2020 07:09 PM

That is one slick jig!

-- NorthWoodsMan

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#5 posted 10-24-2020 01:36 AM

Very clever. I like the self indexing feature you added.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#6 posted 10-24-2020 05:04 PM

I don’t sharpen the blades often, but once in awhile it is necessary. Good plan!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#7 posted 10-25-2020 07:13 AM

Cool gadget!!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 10-25-2020 03:26 PM

Brilliant design—probably the best DIY jig I have seen. I was just thinking that some of my blades need sharpening but have put it off because it is such a pain to do by hand. I might have to make one like this myself.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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#9 posted 10-29-2020 10:52 PM

Excellent design. Any tips on building one for myself? Thanks for posting.

Phil

-- The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing. From a sign on a surfer bar in So. Calif.

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