Chisel and Plane Sharpening Jig
If you have been struggling to get a consistently straight, sharp edge on your chisels and plane blades, this easy to make jig is the answer. It is the only sharpening system you will ever need for putting a razor sharp edge on chisels and plane irons.
If you value a precision edge on your cutting tools, this jig is for you.
The jig can be made in an afternoon from scraps you probably already have. It can be made from plywood or solid wood and uses commonly available hardware.
All of the parts are easy to make using just standard woodworking tools.
The jig will handle chisels and plane blade of any size, up to 2-1/2″ (64mm) wide and give consistent, repeatable quality sharpening results in minutes.
Setup and sharpening time is fast, getting you back quickly to the project you are working on.
Feel free to look through the detailed build article for this project to see if it’s right for you.
The plans consist of:
- a materials list
- 4 detailed parts drawings showing all of the dimensions
- 5 assembly drawings that go through the build process step by step
The plans are easy to follow and all of the dimensions are in both imperial and metric, with the metric dimensions (millimeters) in brackets. Screw sizes and other hardware are in imperial units.
Please read these important notes before buying these plans.
For your convenience, this plan is made with both imperial and metric dimensions, with the metric dimensions (millimeters) in brackets. Screw sizes and other hardware are in imperial units.