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Jan 24, 2017· I have been trying to find out the Tormek RPM speed without success. I was told by my master craftsman woodworking instructor to seek out a hollow grind system with an …

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Feb 04, 2005· I have done a fair job of hollow grinding tools by grinding against the top wheel of a 1" belt sander. You must grind away from the edge. Also, you must be carefull or you can burn the edge. However; after a few years of using the belt sander, I now use the Tormeck Supergrind 2000. It's much easier to get a perfect, lasting, and SHARP edge.

Tormek too pricy? Take a look at the Triton. (Wet grinding ...

Aug 18, 2007· Usual disclaimer that I have nothing to do with Triton- Other than being about to buy one of these things.:rolleyes: Here is the newly released Triton Wet and Dry sharpener. It looks like a Tormek, works like a Tormek, and will even take Tormek Jigs (which some of them alone will cost more than the entire Triton unit itself). Retailing in Australia for Aus$199 it costs nothing close to a Tormek.

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The result is a bevel edge with a completely flat surface, instead of a hollow grind. When sharpening on the side of the Diamond Wheels using the new Multi Base -100, the user always has support and control using the Tormek jigs. To sharpen either with or without water is another detail which has been made possible with the new diamond wheels.

IDVW Design: Tormek vs. Vintage Wet Wheel Bench Grinder

Tormek vs. Vintage Wet Wheel Bench Grinder To call them bench grinders is, I have discovered, an offense to owners of wet-wheel tool-sharpening rigs. ... a wheel will give your blade what's called a hollow grind. Because of it's round shape, the wheel will form a tool blade angle that's concave. Sometimes you want a hollow grind, and sometimes ...

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Adze Grinding and Sharpening. ... The hollow grind allows me to repeat the process over and over, and know that I am sending out tools that are working at the highest standards. That said, if you don't have a grinder, or feel intimidated by the grinding set up and potential risk of overheating the blade, you can get great results from freehand ...

Sharpening a hollow ground blade, tips?

Hollow grinding takes some practice and it's difficult to do it so it looks flawless. More important is to get it hollow where you want it hollow and not grind the spots you don't want ground. I just check the iron frequently and I've learned to grind specific spots by feel.

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Nuances Of The Tormek Both the T-4 and T-7 Tormek models will, by their nature, produce only a hollow grind bevel. The hollow grind will be a little less pronounced with the T-7 because the stone is 10 inches in diameter versus the 8-inch diameter stone on the T-4.

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Jul 05, 2017· A third view is to establish the primary bevel with the Tormek SG grinding wheel and then add a micro bevel using the Tormek SJ polishing wheel. In my opinion, establishing the two reference points with a hollow grind to allow alignment of the blade on a flat stone does not reflect Tormek …

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Step #1 - CBN wheel for grinding - to the edge of the blade. It is warmer than a Tormek, but cool enough to hold in the hand, and much much faster in the grind. The final hollow is slightly deeper (8" radius vs 10" radius), and the upside of this is that a honing will last slightly longer.

Sharpening a Hollow Ground Knife

Sharpening a Hollow Ground Knife. Whether you call it a hollow ground or a hollow grind, you can sharpen these knives with ease. A hollow grind is produced when you …

Tormek T-8 - FineWoodworking

For many years I've hollow-ground my chisel and plane blades before honing the cutting edge with waterstones. I prefer a slow speed wet-grinder to create the hollow grind. I've used many different ones, but they all fall short of the Tormek T-8, which Tormek describes as a water-cooled ...

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Jan 05, 2015· Now Tormek comes out with the T-4 and I wonder, maybe that's the nice middle of the road option? What concerns me about the T-3 and T-4 is the wheel size, I have it in my head that the less of a hollow grind the better, but is it worth waiting another 6 months to save up for the T-7 or get the T-4 in a couple months instead?

Anyone Use or Have Their Knives Sharpened with a Tormek ...

Mar 26, 2010· My opinion is a bit different. I like the tormek type system ok only for use with some knives. I dislike using it for anything else. I've used it to put a perfect hollow grind on some folding skinners. I then skipped the leather wheel and proceeded to a paper wheel setup with a tormek bar.

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Anyone who says that the blunt knife is the one that you hurt yourself with has never sharpened knives with a Tormek. Also great for scissors. I use mine on my hatchet as well. Keep in mind that by nature it will give a slightly hollow grind compared with using plates or stones by hand.

Tormek T-8 Water Cooled Precision Sharpening System, 10 ...

Jan 05, 2018· The Tormek Handbook explains the basics of edge tool sharpening including Grinding and Sharpening, Edge Angle and Bevel Angle, Dry Grinding and Wet Grinding, Vertical and Horizontal Grinders, Hollow Bevel, Grinding Direction, Grinding Pressure, Tool Rests and Grinding Jigs, Honing, Sharpening Techniques for Carving Gouges and V-tools and ...

Sharpening Plane Irons & Chisels

The next step is to grind the cutting bevel of the tool. You can do this on an electric grinder that has a tool rest, which will produce a slightly dished cut-ting bevel called a hollow-ground edge. Or you can do it on a coarse sharpening stone, which will pro-duce a fl at …

Tormek T-2 pro kitchen knife sharpener - first impressions ...

Jun 05, 2019· Yeah, but the Tormek model in this thread is not a 10", nor is it water cooled. Basically, what it is, is a Tormek t-4 with a dry 600 grit diamond wheel, aimed at the culinary world. CBN wheels are becoming very popular, and cheap too. They(cbn wheels) have earned the respect of a lot of hand tool users and turners.

Tormek T2 Pro Kitchen Knife Sharpener

The T2 has the adjustability and accuracy you expect from Tormek, without separate jigs. The Angle Guide is easy to mount to the Guide Bar and can be quickly set for angles of 8 - 22 degrees. Position a knife in the guide and lower it onto the moving wheel. Slide the blade evenly over the diamond grinding wheel with light pressure.

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Jul 08, 2010· Jigs for switching switching back and forth In 2009, I developed a version of my sharpening system that enables me to switch from a bench grinder to my Tormek in about 10 seconds and get precisely the same results (except for a slight difference in the hollow grind).

Tormek T-8 Water Cooled Precision Sharpening System, 10 ...

The Tormek Handbook explains the basics of edge tool sharpening including Grinding and Sharpening, Edge Angle and Bevel Angle, Dry Grinding and Wet Grinding, Vertical and Horizontal Grinders, Hollow Bevel, Grinding Direction, Grinding Pressure, Tool Rests and Grinding Jigs, Honing, Sharpening Techniques for Carving Gouges and V-tools and ...

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Mar 05, 2001· good grind on the Tormek, remove the burr from the backside and it should be very sharp. Or touch it up on a good set of stones then remove the burr. Or you could even add a bit of a micro bevel. But hollow grinding isn't a problem as far as I can see. (and you can hand sharpen all those tools that you want an absolutlely flat edge on) Philski

Tormek 2000 and Sharpening - Woodworking Masterclasses

Mar 04, 2014· Tormek 2000 and Sharpening. ... I'd like to know your opinion of the Tormek sharpening system. I never hear of hand tool woodworkers using a grinding wheel such as a Tormek in their sharpening practice. ... I am aware of the hollow grind that …

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This is fine, and is all you need. This is the result of the hollow grind from the bench grinder and Tormek. If a stone is employed after the grinder, it is likely that the entire bevel will be polished as a stone does not hollow grind as you work to the final edge, because it is flat.

The Difference Between a Hollow Grind and a Micro-Bevel ...

Which method you use usually depends on what tools for sharpening you have available for shaping the initial bevel on the edge. I have a Tormek for shaping bevels, so hollow grinding is the norm. Someone who uses a belt sander, LV Mark II, or LapSharp (or non-powered on stones or sandpaper on glass) would obviously choose the micro-bevel approach.