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How to Power Sharpen a Round Lathe Chisel

Once you get the hang of it, sharpening gouges and round scrapers for your lathe on a low rpm grinder is very fast, letting you get back to turning quickly. The sharpening can be done freehand, but you’ve got to master a few tricks to make sure you get the sharpening right. Thankfully, the tricks…

Sharpening Chisels and Plane Irons

The safest tool is a sharp tool. Lots of woodworkers cringe at the idea of sharpening their plane irons, bench chisels, lathe chisels….because they’re afraid of ruining the tool. This is where tool sharpening systems pay off. They help take the guesswork out of sharpening, and make sharpening easier. And if sharpening is easy to…

Helpful Shop Tips & Tricks DVD

DVD: Helpful Shop Tips & Tricks 55 minutes. Chapter Topics: Tuning Your Miter Gauge Sharpening Chisels at the Correct Angel Getting Wobble-Free Chair Legs Sharpening Lathe Chisels Mitering a Perfect Octagon Why you Need a Surface Sander Table Saw Buying Advice: Portable Saws Plunge vs. Fixed-Base Routers Tips for Using a Finish Nailer

No-Sharpen Carbide Lathe Chisels

When I’m teaching students to use a lathe, sharpening is one of the biggest hurdles to overcome. Like any woodworking tool, a sharp chisel is much easier and safer to use than a dull one. You just can’t expect good cut quality, or an enjoyable turning experience, from a dull chisel. Unfortunately, lots of turners…

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WWGOA LIVE! March 2016

The luck of the Irish was with us, we had no technical issues at all. Here’s what we covered, and where you can find it in the archived video.

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Sharpening Skills For Your Workshop DVD

DVD: Sharpening Skills For Your Workshop A dull tool is much more dangerous than a sharp tool, and it falls to you to make sure your tools are staying sharp and capable of making the cuts you ask them to make. A great starting point is determining when your tools need to be sharpened. Then…

Sharpening Skills for Your Workshop Download

Video Download: Sharpening Skills for Your Workshop A dull tool is much more dangerous than a sharp tool, and it falls to you to make sure your tools are staying sharp and capable of making the cuts you ask them to make. A great starting point is determining when your tools need to be sharpened.…

WWGOA LIVE! March 2016

The luck of the Irish was with us, we had no technical issues at all. Here’s what we covered, and where you can find it in the archived video.

CBN Bench Grinder

Everyone is talking about CBN (Cubic boron nitride) grinding wheels, and what they bring to the sharpening world. I set up a CBN bench grinder and put it through its paces to see what the hype is all about. Man, these babies are amazing. What’s the set up? CBN wheels are mounted on a low…

WWGOA LIVE! March 2017

George was joined by his daughter, Meg, for the March WWGOA LIVE. She’s not a woodworking expert, but brought her great sense of humor along. It was a very fun session.