sharpening molding head cutters


Can molding head cutters be successfully sharpened like router bits i.e. on the flat - non profile side? TIA
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Sure, why not? Tom lucky4fingers wrote:

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Only to a limited extent.You have to keep them in balance and this seems harder to do with molding head cutters then other types of cutters, such as router bits.

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They can be sharpened by honing on the flat side. You should attempt to balance the honing, but if your molding head is anything like mine it faaaaaar outweighs the cutters and will easily dampen any reasonable deviation in weight of the cutters, so you don't have to be anal about it. In comparison, router bits have almost no weight other than the cutters and fairly small deviations can become noticable.
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to On Tue, 11 Jul 2006 08:04:32 -0500, "sweetsawdust"

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lucky4fingers wrote:

Sharpen all of them evenly Joe
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Yep. Lap 'em.
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