Guidelines shown below are for use with the Tormek SVD-186 or SVD-185 Gouge Jig.
The use of a relief grind () is recommended but not critical. If one is used, +5° to +10° is recommended.
One school of thought is to grind the top face to be slightly concave. This is shown in an exaggerated view to the left.
I am not a fan of adding this grind as it changes the angle of attack too drastically as the tool is rotated.
|30°||5-10°||2||55 mm||B||Can be used in lieu of a spindle gouge, or possibly a skew chisel (as shown in the first video below).|
|70°||Reed "Robo Hippy" Gray recommends this angle for cleaning up the bottom of a bowl. The second video below shows it well.|
Notes & Comments
|Fluteless Gouge Tips by Robo Hippy|
|Robert Sorby Spindlemaster: In Use|
|Alan Holtham - Tormek SVD-186 Gouge Jig|
|David Peters - Tormek SVD-186 Gouge Jig Review and Comparison to the 18|
|Sharpen gouges with the Tormek Gouge Jig SVD-185|
|Jeff Farris - Sharpening with the Tormek SVD-185 Gouge Jig|
|Sharpen short edge tools with the Tormek Short Tool Jig SVS-32|
|Tormek Turning Tool Setter TTS-100|
|Tormek AngleMaster WM-200|
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