Grizzly Viking Sharpening Station Refurb #1: Sharpening System Refurb

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Blog entry by ratchet posted 04-09-2012 01:11 PM 10942 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Time for a refurb of a garage sale purchased (2009) Grizzly Viking Wet stone sharpening station. Although its obviously see better days (see photos), the old girl still works well and the stone is still almost full size. I also have a big Tormek and my thought was to use this unit in tandem (with this being the “coarser” stone). You can see in the photos that I have already trued the stone square with one of those diamond trueing thingys.

Clean or replace rusted hardware
Prime and paint
Future: add tormek guide ?

Stay tuned.

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#1 posted 04-09-2012 03:05 PM

Woah massive stone…sweet! How much did she set ya back if you don’t mind me asking? Thanks for sharing. Will follow this one.

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#2 posted 04-09-2012 03:13 PM

I only paid 40.00 for it. I believe Grizzly retails them for just under 200.00 (but the shipping is a killer as its a heavy beast).

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#3 posted 04-09-2012 03:30 PM

That does it. Next week I’m bringing you all my blades and chisels for sharpening.

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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#4 posted 04-09-2012 04:08 PM

Indeed, that looks like a real beast.
Do they still sell this?
It just looks more massive then the other units.

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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