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Tormek - Diy Knock Off

Discussion in 'Sharpening' started by ToddR, Apr 15, 2019.

  1. John Noon

    John Noon Well-Known Member

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  2. Griff

    Griff Active Member

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    @Todd I guess then having a knock off puts us in a good position. Having a Tormek set up for 250mm and aftermarket wheels mostly being 10” seems to be a problem, but putting the smaller diameter Tormek wheel on the Knockoff might actually work just fine!
  3. double gun

    double gun New Member

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    Nice video, couple tips I will offer:
    -The horizontal position for the rest is for using the strop that’s why he looks so awkward trying to strop on the top of the wheel behind the rest.
    -Tormek sells a stone grader which allows you to take the 220 stone to a much finer grade and back in just a few seconds.
    -tormek also sells a cheap knife angle gauge which really helps establishing your bevel angle.

    And for myself I tossed the ct honing compound in the garbage and use a tube of tormeks. (My ct honing compound was rancid).
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