Reply by HorizontalMike

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Sharpening plane irons with sandpaper - do I need a stone or a file to knock off the corners?

View HorizontalMike's profile


7796 posts in 3392 days

#1 posted 10-31-2013 07:06 PM

Another option is to make a “belt sharpening system” by converting a cheap Harbor Freight Belt Sander like I did here. I think I have maybe $120 in it, NOT counting the red lathe tool sharpening jig (~$70), but you can make that on the cheap as well, HERE with Cap'n Eddie Castelin :

My HF Belt Sander Conversion – more info

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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