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Sharpening Jig Immokalee FL

When making this sharpening jig it’s important to make the slots at the correct angle so the bevels of the blades lay perfectly horizontal. This way the sandpaper will have even contact. Here you will learn how to make your own shop made jigs for woodworking. You also get the option of choosing to buy one of the many different sharpening jig power tools at the hardware supply stores in Immokalee, FL listed below.

Alva Hardwoods
(239) 728-2484
7307 State Road 80
LaBelle, FL

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Vision Ace Hardware
(863) 675-2672
350 W Hickpoochee Ave
Labelle, FL
 
Reliable Handyman Services
(239) 961-9333
2105 Satsuma Lane
Naples, FL

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The Home Depot
(305)234-2700
19400 SW 106th Ave
Miami, FL
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(727)399-9959
10550 Park Blvd
Seminole, FL
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

B & L Hardware
(239) 657-3621
301 N 15th St
Immokalee, FL
 
Reliable Handyman Services
(239) 961-9333
2105 Satsuma Lane
naples, FL
 
Woodcraft - Pompano Beach, FL
(954) 785-6321
Pompano Marketplace
Pompano Beach, FL

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The Home Depot
(305)643-3777
3030 SW 8th St
Miami, FL
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(786)388-9108
7899 W Flagler St
Miami, FL
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

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Sharpening Jig

Simple Sharpening Jig

I’ve tried several different shop-made jigs for sharpening my jointer and planer knives but this one has proved the simplest to use and make. 

When making this sharpening jig it’s important to make the slots at the correct angle so the bevels of the blades lay perfectly horizontal. This way the sandpaper will have even contact. My jointer blades required a 38-degree angle but check yours because it may be different. 

I also had to saw the angled slots with the board on its edge. That’s because my tablesaw (like most) tilts to only 45 degrees. This is not far enough for the slot to be cut with the board laying flat. Cutting it on its edge solves this problem. Take a look at your saw and you will see what I mean. Double-check the angle of your jointer knives and saw the slots to match. I added a blade guard to keep things safe.

For the sanding block I used chunks of 3/4-in. MDF with sheets of silicon carbide sandpaper attached with spray-on adhesive. I started with 220 grit and worked my way up to 600 grit for a final honing. 


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