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Re:Sharpening Planer Blades with your TORMEK
« Reply #15 on: February 15, 2013, 02:06:55 am »
Ah...l have your (excellent by the way) DVD on turning tools but I'm toying with buying the planar knife jig. Based on the posts it's obviously got a tricky setup. But I've read a fair few of them now and it seems that provided you take great care to get the blade correctly angled and parallel then you should be fine

Must say I really like the idea of becoming self sufficient of sharpening services so I can just tweak them whenever it suits me. I work a lot of rough sawn oak when I'm building furniture and its a killer on the edges

Long shot I know but don't spose you have a short term plan to do a planar knife jig vid?
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« Reply #16 on: February 15, 2013, 02:45:24 pm »
Well, despite the absence of any response I went ahead and ordered the planar knife jig today. I did read the bulk of the threads in that category and what an interesting tale they tell.

Im really looking forward to shaving a week off the turnaround time for my blade sharpening service to deliver. Also to have the control to pop the knives out and touch up whenever I need to. It's just another rung on the self sufficiency ladder....can't wait

All that's needed now is a classic Jeff Farris tutorial covering off all the procedural cock ups I'm bound to fall down en route to developing proficiency in its use. Any plans Jeff?

Rob
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« Reply #17 on: February 15, 2013, 06:31:19 pm »
As an aside to that post for anyone living in the UK, D&M tools are doing the planar knife jig for only £109 with free shipping at the moment.  If you're in the market that's pretty good value
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