|Wood Carving Chisel|
Guidelines shown below are for the cutting edge angle. Since this the entirety of the blade's cutting edge is honed, no secondary / micro bevel is given (as with Bench Chisels).
The angle () is the effective grind angle at the chisel point. The angle measured with the Tormek WM-200 AngleMaster will be greater than , but only by a very small amount.
|Hand Work||Mallet Work|
|Softer woods||15°||18° - 20°
||e.g., bass or tupelo|
||20° - 22.5°
||23° - 25°
||e.g., ash or oak|
Notes & Comments
Tormek Live Sharpening Class - Part 3 - Chisels, plane irons & Tormek grinding wheels
Sebastien and Wolfgang offer some great tips on the sharpening of chisels & plane irons using the various Tormek grinding wheels, including the use of the diamond wheels.
|Tormek SE-76 Square Edge Jig|
|Using the SE-77 Jig to Camber a Plane Blade on the Tormek Sharpener|
|Tormek SVH-60 Straight Edge Jig
(no longer sold)
|Tormek AngleMaster WM-200|
|Sharpening with Garrett Hack - Hollow Grinding on Chisels and Plane Blades|
|Hollow-grinding a chisel with a Dremel tool|
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