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This is a very much stripped down version of the same thing for C$90. I'm sure the Sorby unit is much better quality but I don't know if it does any better job. Sander/Grinder - Lee Valley Tools

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The Lee Valley is very basic, no jigs, no motor and a very narrow belt. The Robert Sorby is cheaper here than the Tormec.

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The Lee Valley is very basic, no jigs, no motor and a very narrow belt. The Robert Sorby is cheaper here than the Tormek.
there's nothing like the Tormek...

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Of course Neville, from Timberbits as per my post but Probably from many other firms in OZ.

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It looks like a very nice and easy method for sharpening gouges.

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You guys are definitely in a different financial league then I am. I think will just stick to Paul Sellers way and use my money for wood.
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Money IS important. I've got a box of sandpaper grits up to 2000 for sharpening and a diamond type bar for touchups. If I did a lot more work than I do now, I'd think about a sharpening system, but if the tools shave your arm and the angles are right, they're sharp enough. I sometimes wish Harry or Stick lived closer so I could hang out with them, I think I'd learn a LOT, fast.
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Money IS important. I've got a box of sandpaper grits up to 2000 for sharpening and a diamond type bar for touchups. If I did a lot more work than I do now, I'd think about a sharpening system, but if the tools shave your arm and the angles are right, they're sharp enough. I sometimes wish Harry or Stick lived closer so I could hang out with them, I think I'd learn a LOT, fast.
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