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Sharpening update

It’s been a while since I posted and even longer since I’ve done anything other than buy tools, but I’ve recently begun chipping away at the excuses for my inactivity I have one of the best sharpening tools available – … Continue reading

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As I mentioned in my initial post about the Tormek, pretty much the only accessories I didn’t buy but am likely to want to add were the DBS-22 drill bit sharpening attachment and the RB-180 rotating base. (I have a … Continue reading

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Christening the Tormek

Two weeks since it arrived I’ve finally used my Tormek T7 for the first time. The first job I must however confess that it wasn’t on a woodworking tool – I had a crack at sharpening blades from my Flymo … Continue reading

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Review – Tormek T7 – First impressions

I’m not actually sure whether a bench grinder even counts as machinery – let alone woodworking machinery – or a power tool, but never mind. After some deliberation I ordered a Tormek T7 with a lot of bells and whistles … Continue reading

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Most expensive machinery yet!

I’ve been thinking for a while about getting a Worksharp WS3000 for my workshop. It looks like a good solution – Olly certainly likes it – and it seems to have a lot of nice features. Rutlands had one of … Continue reading

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More clamps, and other purchases

I noticed yesterday that one of my local tool shops had some Irwin quick clamps and mini quick clamps at reduced prices. I ended up getting two of the quick clamps and two of the mini quick clamps, each with … Continue reading

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