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Sharpening Woodturning Tools

This demo covers sharpening equipment requirements and options including grinder/belt types and wheel types and accessory grinding jigs. Basic tool steel pros and cons are explained. Considerations when sharpening all types of tools (including vee vs. parabolic fluted bowl gouges), … Continue reading

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Sharpening Your Woodturning Tools Properly

Even if you are an experienced woodworker, sharpening woodturning tools is counter-intuitive to sharpening flat woodworking tools. Understanding the difference makes your woodturning experience enjoyable rather than frustrating. Continue reading

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Sharpening Woodturning Tools Using a Jig

Originally written by Ed for Craftsy as “How to Sharpen Woodturning Tools Using a Jig”. A sharpening jig for woodturning tools pays for itself in two ways. First, metal removal is almost nil with each trip to the grinder. Second, … Continue reading

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