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Offline dedduck

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Chisel Mate Plus Sharpening System - INFO?
« on: October 25, 2011, 12:37:11 PM »
Since i started turning I have been using a buddy of mine's low speed grinder to sharpen my tools since I do not have the room for a low speed grinder in my current shop set up.  I need something portable that I can tuck away in closet after i am done due to my small bench area. (a multi purpose area in my garage)  I hate relying on his bench grinder to sharpen my tools so I need to figure something out.  MAybe I just find room somewhere for a grinder and suck it up  :tt2:

This seems like it could work to sharpen my tools but I have never seen it in action nor know anyone who has one.  Anyone have this or know of any good/bad reviews on it?

http://www.pennstateind.com/store/LCMPLUS.html


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Re: Chisel Mate Plus Sharpening System - INFO?
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2011, 02:28:59 PM »
Never saw or used that rig, but I like the V notch in the tool post,  You could use your face plate and turn a large flat surface and make your own sanding/sharpening disc.  Then free hand sharpen your chisels.  Same concept, just no V support.  That would be one of my choices of way to solve the problem you have. 

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Re: Chisel Mate Plus Sharpening System - INFO?
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2011, 09:55:39 AM »
It is a good concept from what I can see too.  I said the heck with it and ordered it last night to give it a shot, only $40 so it aint killing the wallet either.  Ill do a review for everyone once I use it for a while so that other maybe ca n look into this as an alternative :up1:
« Last Edit: October 26, 2011, 12:24:25 PM by dedduck »