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The Tormek Way of Sharpening



When you use a water-cooled Tormek sharpening system, repeatability is sim­ple. Whether you’re sharpening a chisel, plane iron, carving gouge or kitchen utensil, the tool is always guided by a jig. This process also removes less mate­rial, extending the life of your tools, and is more accurate. Even complicated shapes such as fingernail turning gouges, spoon-carving gouges and oval skew chisels with a radiused edge are easily sharpened. The water-lubricated grindstone and the final power honing on the leather honing wheel work the same way as benchstone sharpening, except the motorized process speeds up the work. Visit tormek.com for more details.

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