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  • Woodworking Tool News - Forrest Sharpening / Repair Service

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, July 30, 2012
    Woodworking Tool News - Forrest Sharpening / Repair Service Forrest Manufacturing is providing in-factory sharpening and repairs of all makes of carbide-tipped circular saw blades. A properly performing blade is essential to delivering a good, reliable...
  • Well-Equipped Shop - Sharpen Spade Bits and More

    by American Woodworker Editors     Friday, May 13, 2011
    Sharpen Spade Bits and More The first and only spade-bit sharpener on the market, the Drill Doctor DDSB, might make you take another look at these bits for serious woodworking. They’re a heck of a lot cheaper than Forstner bits. Most spade bits—even...
  • Well-Equipped Shop - New Era Knife Sharpener

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, January 18, 2011
    New Era Knife Sharpener “Can you sharpen this for me?" You get the picture—your spouse impatiently holds up a dull kitchen knife. Dinner hangs in the balance. Surely, with all that equipment in your shop, you can sharpen one measly knife...
  • Tool News - Work Sharp WS3000 Belt Sharpening System

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, October 18, 2010
    Work Sharp recently announced the Work Sharp Belt Sharpening System , a precision sharpening attachment that uses flexible abrasive belts to sharpen any knife to a razor-sharp edge quickly and easily. It's an add-on for the popular WS3000 sharpening...
  • Waterstones

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, August 6, 2009
    Hone an incredibly sharp edge with a $35 combo stone. by Tom Caspar For this woodworker, it doesn’t get any better than using a sharp hand tool. Not just kind of sharp, the way new tools come out of the box. I mean really, really sharp, with an...
  • Tune Up an Old Chisel

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, August 3, 2009
    Turn a Beater into a Razor-Sharp Tool by Tom Caspar One of my favorite tools is a legendary Stanley No. 50 chisel. Made in the 1920s, it had seen hard times. Restoring it was a labor of love, and well worth the effort. Its steel holds a long-lasting,...
  • Tool News - Two New Work Sharp Wheels

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, July 13, 2009
    Professional Tool Manufacturing has released two new wheels for the popular Work Sharp sharpener. With the addition of these wheels, the Work Sharp dry sharpener provides a more complete sharpening system compared to a typical bench grinder. With the...