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Forum topic by Grumpy posted 04-18-2019 10:12 PM 399 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-18-2019 10:12 PM

Topic tags/keywords: sharpening plane blades

This video on sharpening & plane blade from ‘Woodsmith Tips’ is worth a look.


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#1 posted 04-18-2019 11:48 PM

good tips for a quick blade tune up,thanks grump.also did you look at the dado blade setup jig right below it,thats something that would be a real time saver,i gotta make one of those.woodpeckers had one as a one time tool for about 200 bucks,woodsmiths can be made from scraps and a few bolts and nuts for pennies.

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#2 posted 04-19-2019 03:45 AM

Thanks for the tip buddy. I can use a lot of help sometimes.

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

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#3 posted 04-19-2019 05:42 PM

Thanks, Tony. That is just they way Scott Phillips showed us how to do it on a DMT diamond stone. I bought a diamond stone right after that and have been using it for year.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 04-20-2019 12:00 AM

Good timing Grumpy! Just got a very nice plane from a venerable LJ’r and have another inherited from my Dad and was just going to explore sharpening methods. Thanks!

P.S.; “Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition!!!” ;)

-- Marty, Long Island, NY

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