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    HI Prashun. I'm using the WTW wheels because they...

    HI Prashun. I'm using the WTW wheels because they have a side face suitable for flat grinding. The boring is necessary in my specific case because my UK spec grinder's 18mm dia shaft is larger than...
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    Nobody is claiming that CBN is the way to go for...

    Nobody is claiming that CBN is the way to go for all Steve - although if the wheels last almost indefinitely as has been claimed, don't throw grit everywhere, and meanwhile don't wear/change...
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    Guess as is often the said 'the devil is in the...

    Guess as is often the said 'the devil is in the detail'. Or more to the point - only your specific case is your reality. Rules by definition are standardised one size fits all procedures...

    This...
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    Thanks for the lead on the horse butt source...

    Thanks for the lead on the horse butt source Roger.
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    :) I no speaka da Americano so well Jim. We call...

    :) I no speaka da Americano so well Jim. We call it studding over here, or sometimes threaded rod...
  6. Another Incra fan here, although with none of the...

    Another Incra fan here, although with none of the other fences to compare it to.

    The positioner is a huge asset in my experience - compared to bumping fences and trying to clamp them down, as is...
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    Length of studding to fit through the bore of the...

    Length of studding to fit through the bore of the pin, two domed nuts for looks, a standard nut, three washers and a length of braid reinforced clear poly hose or similar to make a handle. All the...
  8. David is great. One of the very few that...

    David is great. One of the very few that describes it as it is without attempting to spice it up hollywood style, and has a wide enough background to come up with good solutions to issues. His...
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    To be fair to Derek his methods, pages and...

    To be fair to Derek his methods, pages and comments (as for all of us) may demonstrate some evolution over time - and are written to communicate useful methods and principles rather than step by step...
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    Hi Mike, all. This is another very nicely made...

    Hi Mike, all. This is another very nicely made tool rest (machined from solid alloy), with various versions available:...
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    Hi Mike. That's very close indeed to the system...

    Hi Mike. That's very close indeed to the system i've been using - and our experience is very closely matched. Right down to the diamond disc on the Worksharp, caution about its build quality...
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    Just to convey what are probably the sort of...

    Just to convey what are probably the sort of tolerances typical of Eastern made bench grinders - I measured up my recently bought fairly generic 8in low speed UK originating example (i think the...
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    It was only a fairly quick trial Mel, but looking...

    It was only a fairly quick trial Mel, but looking at the blades manually ground earlier this week by slowly moving them on a tool rest across the (curved) face of the wheel the 180 grit is slightly...
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    There seeems to be some blurring on the issue of...

    There seeems to be some blurring on the issue of steel grade and CBN David. Some suggest that mild steel is OK, others that only hardened steel should be ground - and others that it's not a big deal...
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    Thanks Derek. I knew you were hollow grinding...

    Thanks Derek. I knew you were hollow grinding your chisels, and working hard woods too - which is one reason why i know it's fine. Then there's the advantage when hand sharpening too - the solid lock...
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    I agree entirely that it complicates matters...

    I agree entirely that it complicates matters Derek, although if the face grinding CBN wheels and Tormek accessories work out as hoped for it won't once the method has been sorted be by very much....
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    Just to say that i've done the deed and ordered...

    Just to say that i've done the deed and ordered the 80 and 180 grit pair of CBN wheels (chickened out on betting whether one or other alone would do the job) from Ken Rizza at Wood Turner's wonders -...
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    I don't have LN stuff, but set up several Lee...

    I don't have LN stuff, but set up several Lee Valley BU planes in recent months. The 100% rock solid quality (consistent steel characteristics, very flat blade backs, flat soles, flat and square...
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    Just to complete the picture - bearing in mind...

    Just to complete the picture - bearing in mind that this describes a slightly more complicated process used to grind flat bevels, and to hone chisels single bevel when required. Control of the angle...
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    Guess I can confirm Mike from doing several in...

    Guess I can confirm Mike from doing several in the last couple of months that honing a micro bevel at the required angle and camber with waterstones on a bevel up blade ground straight as Derek...
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    I guess it'd be important that aluminium wheels...

    I guess it'd be important that aluminium wheels didn't result in any risk of displacement or tear out of grits. The softer material mght be more prone to getting scraped or gouged, but that should...
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    Ta Mike, will have to check that out. Another...

    Ta Mike, will have to check that out. Another snippet from last night prompted by the thought of aluminium. (although WTW's rims are so thick it's unlikely to be an issue) Seems it's not unknown for...
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    Just to report on the brief trial run tonight on...

    Just to report on the brief trial run tonight on a very helpful wood turning contact's CBN wheels fitted on an 8in 1,425 rpm slow speed bench grinder (he's been running the fine one sharpening...
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    Thanks for that David

    Thanks for that David
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    Thanks Mike. I was suffering brain fade. David...

    Thanks Mike. I was suffering brain fade. David and Derek are both using slow speed grinders with 8in dia CBN. I've added PS to my posts above so as not to mislead. Pardon me.

    For anybody looking...
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