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How do you sharpen your turning tools, carving tools, plane blades, router and moulding blades, etc. Ideas and help for newbies. New or advanced techniques, old, tried and true methods. How, when, why, etc

  1. Tips on Maintaining Oilstones

    Started by Russell Cook, 2nd Jan 2013 01:36 AM
    abrasive, added, aim, black, brush, chisel, deglaze/flatten, fresh, glass, grit, maintaining, marks, oil, oilstone, oilstones, plastic, remedy, remove, rid, rinsed, scrub, sharpening, sic, smashed, steel, stone, swarf, tips, water, wiped
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,054
    15th Jan 2013, 02:30 PM Go to last post
  2. Talking Tormet T-7 first usage

    Started by ank, 9th Jan 2013 12:11 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,576
    13th Jan 2013, 07:51 PM Go to last post
  3. Norton Stones?

    Started by chook, 26th May 2012 07:08 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    $130, 220/1000, 4000/8000, amazon, buying, ceramic, cheap, dvd, flattening, grit, include, kit, lie, listed, neilsen, norton, price, sale, scientific, sell, set, site, starter, stone, stones, suspect, waterstone, waterstones, web, worth
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,230
    11th Jan 2013, 11:54 AM Go to last post
  4. Nose to the Benchstone

    Started by pmcgee, 8th Jan 2013 05:47 PM
    benchstone, bevels, close-up, comparing, custom, dry/wet/with, edges, fora, guy, guys, knives, media, nose, pretty, razor, reading, results, sharpening, slurry, stone, stones, surfaces, zowada
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 964
    9th Jan 2013, 05:59 AM Go to last post
  5. My chisel sharpening process

    Started by Dengue, 30th Dec 2012 06:09 PM
    6000, angle, bevel, blade, chisel, coarse, cutting, diamond, edge, flatten, guide, hold, honing, leather, lot, plate, polishing, process, rid, rust, sharpening, steel, stone, stones, strop, time, water, waterstone, waterstones, wheel
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,404
    1st Jan 2013, 10:07 AM Go to last post
  6. Tormek Turning kit

    Started by Perfect Pens, 27th Dec 2012 05:41 PM
    additional, advise, appreciated, attach, attached, attaches, bought, complete, drilled, flat, forward, honing, info, kit, main, placing, shaft, sharpening, standard, supplied, tapped, tony, tormek, turning, video, videos, wheel, wheels, wife, wrong
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,019
    29th Dec 2012, 11:48 PM Go to last post
  7. Honing chisels with a leather strop

    Started by Dengue, 19th Dec 2012 07:57 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 7,192
    29th Dec 2012, 04:59 PM Go to last post
  8. Learning Freehand Sharpening

    Started by Russell Cook, 13th Dec 2012 11:44 AM
    access, angle, basic, bevel, blade, btw, chisel, consistent, forum, free, freehand, handing, hold, learn, learning, lee, links, lovely, mark, photos, sharpening, shot, skill, stone, suggests, techniques, tips, veritas, websites, youtube
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,721
    29th Dec 2012, 06:42 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,792
    28th Dec 2012, 04:35 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 649,713
    26th Dec 2012, 02:51 PM Go to last post
  9. Best oil stone

    Started by Dengue, 6th Dec 2012 08:18 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,924
    19th Dec 2012, 02:21 PM Go to last post
  10. Getting Brand New Chisels Ready for Use

    Started by Russell Cook, 4th Dec 2012 01:26 AM
    1000#, advice, appears, bevel, blade, blades, book, bought, brand, chisel, chisels, consulted, degree, edged, grinding, guide, hone, lacquer, lapping, laquer, lees, leonard, oiled, plane, plastic, ready, remove, sharpening, waterstone, wrapped
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,699
    18th Dec 2012, 10:57 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,290
    6th Dec 2012, 12:21 PM Go to last post
  11. A Really Solid Basis

    Started by Bushmiller, 12th Nov 2012 10:00 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,879
    29th Nov 2012, 04:59 PM Go to last post
  12. A beginners experience with diamond paste

    Started by KyleH, 16th Nov 2012 07:42 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,385
    25th Nov 2012, 04:17 PM Go to last post
  13. Drill bit sharpeners

    Started by artme, 20th Oct 2012 05:57 PM
    $30, $47, bit, contemplating, couple, doh, drill, forget, green, half, hutch, inch, inexpensive, job, machine, makes, models, note, purchase, rabbit, reasonable, ryobi, sense, sharpeners, sharpening
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 5,177
    20th Nov 2012, 09:56 AM Go to last post
  14. Flattening Water Stones

    Started by Ausworkshop, 8th Nov 2012 12:44 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    1200, ages, bad, bear, blade, door, finer, flatten, flattened, flattening, glass, hard, harder, ice, king, planes, quicker, quickly, reaching, read, sander, sharpening, shelf, sit, stone, stones, surface, takes, time, water
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,279
    18th Nov 2012, 05:58 PM Go to last post
  15. Antifreeze In Tormek Trough

    Started by Paul39, 16th Nov 2012 06:12 AM
    12c, antifreeze, customer, dilution, freezing, glycol, harm, overnight, propylene, received, recreational, reply, service, shop, solutions, stone, t-7, tormek, trough, vehicle, water, winter
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,320
    18th Nov 2012, 07:01 AM Go to last post
  16. Tormek sharpening system

    Started by ozhunter, 8th Nov 2012 07:04 PM
    bevel, day, easy, errors, experience, finish, head, instruction, jigs, limited, mine, plan, pleased, post, purchased, realise, recommend, robbos, satisfaction, set, sharp, sharpen, sharpening, stone, sydney, system, tools, tormek, traditional, yesterday
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,287
    11th Nov 2012, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  17. Grinding

    Started by pmcgee, 31st Aug 2012 08:32 PM
    acts, after-market, alf, article, bevel, blues, brilliant, carbatec, cheap, cheers, chisels, dem, freaky, grinder, grindin, grinding, heat, huge, managed, multi-facets, musings, nice, paul, read, sink, time, tool-rest, workbench
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,615
    8th Nov 2012, 01:29 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,595
    7th Nov 2012, 05:25 PM Go to last post
  18. Simple Sharpening Tips for a Newby?

    Started by Russell Cook, 26th Oct 2012 01:45 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 2,968
    7th Nov 2012, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  19. Flattening ceramic whetstones on plate glass?

    Started by rsser, 30th Oct 2012 09:31 PM
    #1000, 1.5, abrasive, axis, centre, ceramic, circling, circular, dished, flatness, flattening, glass, grains, guess, movement, piece, plate, power, properly, result, sic, sigma, slightly, square, stone, strip, surface, thou, visibly, whetstones
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,596
    5th Nov 2012, 06:16 PM Go to last post
  20. Sharpening cheaply

    Started by chook, 19th Dec 2011 01:44 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    begin, bit, blade, blades, cheaply, chisels, compound, cost, dry, earned, edge, edges, flat, glass, grit, hone, honing, jig, lastly, oil, paper, piece, planes, process, rub, sharp, sharpening, spend, stone, wet
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,352
    5th Nov 2012, 02:48 PM Go to last post
  21. What kinds of steel don't work with oilstones?

    Started by Russell Cook, 4th Nov 2012 07:11 PM
    addition, avoid, browsed, carbon, cheers, chinese, chisel, direct, ferrules, hardened, hss, including, kinds, lots, manganese, names/descriptions, oilstones, online, plane, rc59-63, read, sharpening, steel, steels, translation, work
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,189
    5th Nov 2012, 01:49 PM Go to last post
  22. You flatten my back...

    Started by mic-d, 21st Oct 2012 01:37 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 3,214
    2nd Nov 2012, 08:30 AM Go to last post
  23. sharpenning thicknesser blades

    Started by Sii, 28th Oct 2012 11:19 AM
    2nd, blades, bought, budget, buy, cabinet, electric, factory, friend, hand, recently, set, sharpen, sharpening, sharpenning, spending, stone, suggest, thicknesser, tools, wet, wider
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,511
    29th Oct 2012, 07:13 PM Go to last post
  24. Keeping Sharpening Simple?

    Started by Russell Cook, 25th Oct 2012 12:53 PM
    beginner, chisels, ebay, fine, hone, information, keeping, knife, link, llyn, melynllyn, natural, overwhelmed, planes, purple, putting, razor, set, sharpen, sharpening, simple, stone, tool, tools, water, whetstone, woodworking
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,977
    28th Oct 2012, 09:52 PM Go to last post
  25. Ancient Knife grinder.....for planer blades

    Started by 3Dsigns, 24th Oct 2012 01:29 PM
    $50, ancient, bar, belt, bevel, blades, fitting, flat, garage, gears, gem, grind/sharpen, grinder, grinderfor, knife, nice, picked, piece, planer, rack/pinion, rails, rough, sale, shape, straight, uniform
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,660
    28th Oct 2012, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  26. Sharpening???

    Started by michael84, 17th Oct 2012 12:21 AM
    advance, blades, buy, cheers, chisels, crazy, dmt, double, gday, grit, guide, hoping, lapping, mkii, path, plane, planning, plate, sharpening, sided, steer, stone, stone/stones, stones, surfice, type, veritas
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,186
    20th Oct 2012, 09:11 AM Go to last post

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