Sign Up. Looks like a good plasma cutting job…. This page is all about the resources and ideas you’ll need to plan your own belt grinder project. This knife sharpening jig was made using the peel and stick sandpaper, also called PSA sandpaper. This is a good view to explain this element of the design. Seems like it could take the place of several of the other accessories. Belt Grinders are great for blending smoothly flowing shapes, deburring, and generally improving the look of parts. The rest is slightly reminiscent of the “Dream” KMG rest shown above. based on your interests. Projects Recently Updated Most Likes Newest Project Lists. Using the bandsaw, I made two notches into the plastic to make a reference for the width and depth of the material I needed to remove based on the dimensions of the angle bracket. The Dream KMG Attachment: Check out the “Dream” KMG attachment, pretty cool! As we learn from this blog, sharpening a knife is easier in theory than it is in practice since the trick is creating the right angle to create the bevel that gives it a cutting edge. Become a member to follow this project and never miss any updates, About Us To make the experience fit your profile, pick a username and tell us what interests you. Discover Contests Courses Stack. Here is the grinder sporting a platen attachment, and a rest on the lhs photo. Knife Grinding Jig; 19. Plans are in English. Adjustable Angle Knife Grinding Jig made from $27 in hardware store parts and some scrap plastic I had at home. Sign up Log in. As a side note for anyone building this, I used a lot of shop tools that some people may not have. You’ll find a thousand and one uses for it once you put one together, and it’s very easy to put one together. 18. Although this project involves a handful of spots where you will need to tap the plates for screws, if you use aluminum you should have less trouble as it … Privacy Policy Already have an account? Note the very small wheels and wrap around tool rest so he can get inside tight areas. You are about to report the project "Adjustable Angle Knife Grinding Jig", please tell us the reason. Dozier makes some of the best grinders there are. See more ideas about Knife, Knife sharpening, Knife grinding jig. By using a 1x30 belt grinder, I was able to remove the material needed. Log In. Hand Made Knife Sharpening Jig: I have seen some jigs on the internet for giving a knife blank a "grind" or profile. The rest is slightly reminiscent of the “Dream” KMG rest shown above. I found that removing too little material was better than removing too much, as a tighter fit works best. and last updated 4 years ago. We found You should Talented Frenchman builds a nice knife grinder. Hackaday API, By using our website and services, you expressly agree to the placement of our performance, Check out the “Dream” KMG attachment, pretty cool! The venerable Bader III grinder is well respected: Big Belt Grinder Links Page  Best of Links: Mike Alexander’s Belt Grinder: Easy to construct 3-wheeler, Great looking kit by Simplatic. Contact Hackaday.io Log In. 0%. Everbilt 4.5" adjustable spring hinge - 1x, 1/4" - 20 x 1" Flat Head machine screws with nuts - 4pk, M10 Cap Nut (acorn nut) (they didn't have 3/8" cap nuts, but this will thread onto the 3/8" screw). Jun 16, 2020 - Explore JOSE ENRIQUEZ's board "KNIFE BEVELING JIG" on Pinterest. created on 09/19/2016 It has 5 interchangeable contact wheels that can be indexed into position–these 3 plus the other 2 corners of the triangle have larger wheels…, They also make a hollow grinding attachment that’s pretty neat…, Bill Pace grinder has been made by several. Create an account to leave a comment. If you attempt to make this at home, I am not responsible yada yada, safety gear yada yada. These are the parts I bought for the project: There's no sales tax in my state, and the total cost of these items was just under $27 from my local Home Depot. Then I cut the angle bracket to fit, so it wasn't sticking out past the flat part into the pivot. Plans are in English. I had just realized I didn't need to buy the part I went there for, so some random browsing led me to make this. He drills holes into the wooden construction and sands it down for a neater look. This is the step before the final edge that is used for cutting. There are hand held methods of accomplishing the same task, but as this is a jig for knife makers, most knife makers should have the equipment at hand. Makeshift Knife Sharpening Jig; Plenty of great plans to show you what to do ; 1. guide to Milling Machine Surface Finish Tips. The Wilmont is a nice variation on the KMG and the site includes plans for a home shop model you can build. This series shows off the different accessory configurations they have available: Here is the grinder. You could really get into some tight spots with it! You have been warned. I have started to work scrap metal into knives, so I thought I would try my hand at making one … For the latter, you also want to make sure the surface finish of your other machining processes is all that it can be. The designer includes a building plan within the tutorial, it is shown briefly, so pay attention. In addition to these bought parts, I used some 1/2" and 1" thick acrylic plastic (not pictured in this step) I had around the house. a member for this project? Are you a DIY’er? Not a member? The spring hinge was the bulk of the cost at around $17. Next I needed to make room for the angle bracket to sit closer to the hinge pivot, but also use the hinge itself to hold the angle bracket in place. 3 Configurations, left to right: the basic wheel, slack belt grinding, and a platen grinding setup…. Making a Knife Grinding Jig One of the most useful tools for new knife makers is a knife grinding jig that allows you to put precise bevels on your blades. Project owner will be notified upon removal. A lamp made of 930 laser cut parts in a heavily geometric design. Next, he begins sawing and cutting up plywood materials for the jig. Talented Frenchman builds a nice knife grinder. I then started sea… Give Feedback Terms of Use The pencil holder is quite a useful model. This project was thought of while walking around a Home Depot. How to Build a DIY Knife Sharpening Jig. Adjustable Angle Knife Grinding Jig made from $27 in hardware store parts and some scrap plastic I had at home. Check out our guide to Milling Machine Surface Finish Tips for some ideas. One of my accomplishments in building this was that I had no sketches or plans before going to the store, and the fact that I bought everything on a whim, used everything I bought, and never had to return to the store. Adjustable Angle Knife Grinding Jig. As a result, the vertical part of the angle bracket will be structurally sound and hold a consistent angle. Are you comfortable fabricating simple machinery? Andrew McLurkin’s Bader III is mounted on its side to make it easier for him to do fine work. I cut this out on the bandsaw, using the existing screw holes as a guide for centering and depth of cut. Note the pneumatic tensioner. Already have an account? Note the solid CNC construction. More Courses Events Hackerspaces Profiles Hackaday.com Tindie Marketplace Remoticon. Wilmont’s Cool 3 Attachment Grinder. Tooling arm rack is a clever accessory that makes changing the configuration fast and easy. Knife Grinding Jig: I was recently looking for a knife grinding jig so that I didn't have to free hand it if I didn't want to but they were all in the $70 to $150 range and there was no way I was going to pay that when I knew I could make one myself. Learn More. Are you sure you want to remove yourself as Then I cut out some of the 1/2" acrylic to make the base, which will also hold everything together. and is mounted on its side to make it easier for him to do fine work. Is Manual Machining Faster than CNC for Simple Parts? Close 0%. Shows tracking mechanism at the top very well…, Platen inspired by Lane added to Bill Pace’s grinder…, More on the tracking mechanism by George Barnes…, Lane over on HSM built one along the same design…. If you're interested in following my knifemaking or knifemaking tool builds, follow me on Instagram at dbgKnives. 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