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Rockler Wolverine Sharpening Jig Demonstration

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Kurt Hertzog gets set up for the morning of demos at the local Rockler store featuring the Oneway Wolverine Sharpening Jig

In addition to his grinder and jigs, he sets up a mini lathe so turning can be done to check the effects of the sharpening

He compares the angle of his roughing gouge to that of one brought in by a customer

Kurt shows how effectively each one cuts prior to sharpening

Kurt shows the technique for setting up the jig for sharpening a bowl gouge

There is a specific interest in the Varigrind jig for doing an Ellsworth gring on a bowl gouge

Kurt shows how the different settings on the grinder and the Varigrind jig affect the final shape

He shows the Wolverine systems capability to sharpen all of the gouges and scrapers

Kurt shows how he prefers the Lee Valley jig for sharpening his skew chisels

After being hollow ground once after purchase, he sharpens them for years using a diamond hone

Kurt walks Jim Vasi through the adjustment of the Varigrind jig on his tool

Jim goes through the rest of the set up ...

shapes, then sharpens his own tool ...

and checks it out cutting wood

The demos for the Saturday morning end ...

and it's time to clean and pack up

       
Photos by Ken Hertzog
     

 


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