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I just came across this simple but clever jig for sharpening jointer and thicknesser blades.
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so i'm guessing the angle is cut to set the cutter to 90 degrees?
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The only thing about doing that way that I don't like is that you could get one side honed down more than the other. I would glue some fine sandpaper down (600 grit or finer) and flip it upside down and do it that way. Derek Willis came up with one similar that's is somewhere in his uploads and here is another similar one by Doug Abbott: Doug Abbott' Planer Knife Sharpening Jig Which reminds me that I need to take out both my planer and jointer blades and sharpen them. After I go blow off the 10 cm of snow that fell last night.

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I use the same jig setup to sharpen my dewalt planer knives and my 6" craftsman jointer. Mine is made of 3/4" MDF. Fast, simple, and works excellent!
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Clever jig. The Wixey will give you the exact right angle. And I agree about turning it upside down for sharpening evenly. I like diamond stones, and you'd want to have two, or one fairly wide one. Diamond stones do the job in jig time.

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