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The Tormeck is an incredibly capable sharpening tool and unlike grinding on a high speed grinder, it will protect the metal hardness of the cutting tool while restoring a damaged or dull blade.  The jigs will insure proper angles on a blade.
 
The Tormeck is an incredibly capable sharpening tool and unlike grinding on a high speed grinder, it will protect the metal hardness of the cutting tool while restoring a damaged or dull blade.  The jigs will insure proper angles on a blade.
  
'''This is not a standard grinder.  It is a low speed water grinder.  The wheel can be have an effective 220 or 1000 grit surface.'''  
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'''This is not a standard grinder.  It is a low speed water grinder.  The stone wheel can be have an effective 220 or 1000 grit surface. Read the manuals for more information'''  
 
  http://www.tormek.com/en/accessories/grindstones/original_grindstone.php
 
  http://www.tormek.com/en/accessories/grindstones/original_grindstone.php
  

Revision as of 16:31, 22 November 2016

The Tormeck is an incredibly capable sharpening tool and unlike grinding on a high speed grinder, it will protect the metal hardness of the cutting tool while restoring a damaged or dull blade. The jigs will insure proper angles on a blade.

This is not a standard grinder. It is a low speed water grinder. The stone wheel can be have an effective 220 or 1000 grit surface. Read the manuals for more information

http://www.tormek.com/en/accessories/grindstones/original_grindstone.php

Before using the tool, understand these rules:

  • Never operated the tool without water.
  • Read the manuals before operation.
  • Talk to someone who has used it before for a quick hands-on in person tutorial, about 10 minutes.
  • Suggested Videos to watch:

-These videos do not replace reading the manuals!!

  • Overview of the T-7 (TinkerMill has a T-8 the newest model):
http://www.tormek.com/en/machines/t7/t7_intro.php
  • T-8 features highlights:
http://www.tormek.com/en/machines/t8/index.php
  • Outline of the different Jigs. There are PDFs of the relevant jigs for proper usage associated with each jig page.
http://www.tormek.com/en/jigs/index.php

Other Resources:

  • Sharpening Chisels:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QZtNnI7bA0
http://www.tormek.com/en/jigs/se76/index.php