I'm glad you mentioned Brian. He's helped me with my mortiser and
provided me with a copy of his article. Brian sold me a set of
conical sharpening stones for my chisels and prefers using those to
the sharpening devices sold by the other dealers.
I've used them with great results. Brian said that the other
sharpening tools are best used for reshaping the mouth of the chisel
after it has been sharpened numerous times with the stones.
When I was looking for a chisel and bit mortising machine it came
down to the PM 719A and the General International 75-075. Went
with the General becuase it had a tilting head and the fence could
be rotated to 30 degrees. I wish the General had the quick release
for the hold down/hold in.
One of these "cone" sharpeners has a cylindrical "finger" on the end
of the cone to align it to the inside of the chisel - avoiding the
of tilting and sharpening asymetricly. Not really a big deal but . .
Yes - the LV cones (two, one for bigger chisels and one for smaller
ones) Work fine. It's the OUTSIDE of the chisel that can make
cutting - and extracting - the chisel harder. POLISH - don't grind
the outside faces.
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