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affilatura coltelli

Started by Nazzareno Falcone, September 12, 2023, 12:41:10 AM

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Nazzareno Falcone

Quando si affilano coltelli, perché il bisello non si forma uguale da entrambe le facce? Se è colpa mia , dove sbaglio e cosa fare ?

Ken S

Original post translated into English:

Today at 06:41:10 PM

When sharpening knives, why doesn't the bevel form the same from both faces? If it's my fault, where am I wrong and what to do?

Thank you.

Welcome to the forum, Nazarene.

The Tormek SVM-45 and SVM-140 knife jigs are designed to give equal bevels on knives two to three millimeters thick. The new KJ-45 and KJ-140 knife jigs are self centering and will give equal bevels to a much wider thickness range of knives . I believe that may be the difficulty you are experiencing. Please let us know.

Best regards,


Post originale tradotto in inglese:

Oggi alle 18:41:10

Quando si affilano i coltelli, perché la smussatura non si forma allo stesso modo da entrambe le facce? Se è colpa mia, dove sbaglio e cosa fare?


Benvenuto nel forum, Nazareno.

Le maschere per coltelli Tormek SVM-45 e SVM-140 sono progettate per dare uguali smussi su coltelli spessi da due a tre millimetri. Le nuove maschere per coltelli KJ-45 e KJ-140 sono autocentranti e daranno smussi uguali a una gamma di coltelli di spessore molto più ampia. Credo che possa essere la difficoltà che stai vivendo. Facci sapere.

Cordiali saluti,


Ken S

PS. If we have any Italian speakers among the forum membership, please send me a PM. I used the forum translate program, but a real native speaker would be much better.

Alas, the only Italian I still remember from my trip to Rome in 1990 is "due cappuccino, per favore" (two cappuccinos, please")



There is a description in the forum explaining the problem with the SVM jigs:

My SVM-45 jigs have an offset of 1,25 mm, ideal for knives of 2,5 mm thickness at the clamping area.

Tanti saluti dalla Germania



In YouTube " Demonstrating Tormek's Centering Knife Jigs KJ-45 & KJ-140 | Part 16 " at 5:50 min. the reason for unequal bevels is explained very good.