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Axesky sharpening system 339

Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 10,281
Axesky sharpening system
« on: March 19, 2017, 11:03:21 PM »

This idea has been kicking about in my head for some time
I wanted an easy way to 'reset' the bevels on an Axe



I was thinking of using it on a badly treated axe, this one is just a test (4 1/2 lb ELWELL)






That's working  :)


Then on to a slack belt to blend in the bevels


Holds the axe head firmly while I attack it with some 120 grit 'sandpaper'


After the Polishing mop (probably should have waited with this final sharpening until I had hung it  ::) )


After a trip to the wire wheel and some linseed oil




Everything’s adjustable
Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 15,820
Re: Axesky sharpening system
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2017, 04:57:08 AM »
Awesome  :cheers: :like: :tu:
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Re: Axesky sharpening system
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2017, 07:20:05 AM »
Tool up or die!  :cheers:

Well done Tony!  :salute:
Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 10,281
Re: Axesky sharpening system
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2017, 08:02:05 AM »

Steve
Gerhard 

:salute:

Another job with all the skill safely removed  :D

 :cheers:

Everything’s adjustable
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Re: Axesky sharpening system
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2017, 02:07:00 PM »

Steve
Gerhard 

:salute:

Another job with all the safety removed  :D

 :cheers:

Fixed. ;)

Na, looks great Tony.  10/10 for getting that working. :salute:

Global Moderator Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 30,612
Re: Axesky sharpening system
« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2017, 02:35:00 PM »
Very cool and accurate way to go about sharpening an axe Sparky :cheers: :cheers: :like:

Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 12,416
Re: Axesky sharpening system
« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2017, 03:00:57 PM »
 :like:

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Re: Axesky sharpening system
« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2017, 05:57:32 PM »
Top job Tony :salute:

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Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 10,281
Re: Axesky sharpening system
« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2017, 09:08:13 AM »

Thanks Guys  :salute:

 :cheers:

Everything’s adjustable
Global Moderator Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 30,136
Re: Axesky sharpening system
« Reply #9 on: March 21, 2017, 10:07:01 AM »
That looks like some fun.   :tu:
Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 9,184
Re: Axesky sharpening system
« Reply #10 on: April 09, 2017, 09:22:24 AM »
Your ingenuity never ceases to amaze me Tony!      :tu:      :like:

What? Enablers! Are you serrrrious? Where? I dont see any.

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Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 10,281
Re: Axesky sharpening system
« Reply #11 on: April 09, 2017, 02:26:55 PM »

And cheapness?  :D

Thanks David  :salute:
Zoidberg  ;)

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