Reply by John Smith

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Tips for sharpening 1/4” chisel?

View John Smith's profile

John Smith

2993 posts in 1372 days

#1 posted 09-18-2018 11:21 PM

I have the same guide as you but don’t think I have ever used it on a 1/4” chisel.
I just put a 1/4” Buck bench chisel in mine and there is no way I could get it firmly
seated in the guide, just as you are experiencing.
if you want to use the guide, you could grind the sides of the chisel to fit the grooves
of the guide – not cut the guide itself.
or – make some kind of homemade jig for the small profile chisels.
I rarely use anything smaller than a half inch so I never noticed the issue before.

-- I am a painter: that's what I do, I like to paint things. --

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