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There does seem to be some variation in how these jigs are made, however, and some will open wide enough to take a 3-in. blade. This honing guide has a relatively narrow roller that rides on the surface of the stone. Keep the roller clean to avoid a buildup of grit. Some woodworkers prefer a wide roller, but the narrow roller has an advantage in some circumstances. For example, if you want to hone a cambered edge instead of a straight edge on a plane blade, it’s easier to rock a narrow roller slightly.
It is relatively expensive—about $250. Cheaper ones work fine, too, although they rattle a lot and it’s harder to get the belt to track properly. One of the nice things about belt sanders is the wide selection of abrasives that can be used on them. It’s easy to change from one to another, which greatly increases the range of work these machines can do. 38 Machines for Sharpening If you find an old sandstone treadle grinder in good condition, consider yourself lucky. It is not necessarily useful for planes and chisels, but you can use it to sharpen many other tools.
There are a couple of them on the market. The maker of the grinding jig A Tormek grinding wheel turns very slowly through a water bath, making it almost impossible to overheat a tool. Tormek offers a variety of accessories that can be used to sharpen everything from pocketknives to plane blades and chisels. 46 Jigs and Fixtures SECTION 5 OVERVIEW shown below apparently wishes to remain anonymous, as there is no manufacturer’s name stamped on the tool. ” It is quite similar to the Veritas design, except that it includes a roller that can be screwed to the bottom of the jig, transforming it into a honing guide.