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NOVA SHARPENING CENTER SHARPENING JIG FOR WOODTURNING TOOLS


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  • Sets up accurate angles for sharpening woodturning gouges, skews, and chisels
  • Easily set up complex fingernail grinds on your gouges
  • Work table gives large support for manual grinding projects
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Technical Details
Part Number 35018
Item Weight4.7 pounds
Product Dimensions12.3 x 7 x 3.5 inches
Item model number35018
  
Additional Information
ASINB003QTNP0E
Best Sellers Rank #411,861 in Home Improvement (See top 100)
Shipping Weight5.1 pounds
Date First AvailableJune 9, 2010
  
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The Nova Sharpening Centre attachment will transform your standard bench grinder into a precision grinding machine, but without the cost. The NOVA Sharpening Centre combines the slideway grinding jig and the powerful finger grind jig into one versatile sharpening tool. It utilizes a sturdy platform and a unique sliding base to achieve the ultimate in sharpening. This system turns your standard bench grinder into a precision sharpening machine. The slideway is also used to precision dress the grinding wheel essential for perfect grinding results. * Precision sharpening with controlled slideway - The benefits and precision of a grinding machine at your bench grinder from precision dressing of the wheel to the finest grinds. (dresser not included as standard). * Finger Grind attachment included as standard equipment, capacity for large chisels up to 1" . Nova have paid particular attention to its design it is light weight so that it feels like an extension of your hand enabling the feel and control that only the hand can impart. * True track ball and socket the finger grinder end guide is a true ball fitting into a mating socket for precise grinding with no transition marks. * Quick positive locking - very easy to adjust * Precise angle setting - notched with handy scales throughout, to quickly find your favourite grinds. * Easy removal and reassembly top plate for different types of sharpening. * Easy precision wheel dressing. In designing the system we recognized that the condition of the grinding wheel is one of the most important elements to perfect grinds , the slideway makes dressing easy , the wheel is perfectly parallel and flat , most other systems rely on hand dressing , this is like Woodturning with a blunt chisel and expecting great turning results. * System is easy to customize and accessorize, in common with the usual Nova design intent we strive for an open system making it easy for the owner to customize.

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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By phillger51 on November 23, 2010
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This sharpening center REALLY gets the tools sharp, but there are two things I think would improve it. One, Nova needs to come up with a system to help keep the tool on the grinding wheel. It's hard to keep the tool from slipping off the grinding wheel. Two, it would be nice if the measuring bar had the numbers imprinted in the metal instead of just a stick-on piece of paper. The stick-on numbered tape started to come off the very first time I used it. Other than that, it works great.

There is another system for sale that keeps the end of your gouge or chisel on the grinding wheel when you are turning it. I would probably opt to purchase this system over the Nova, even though it is a little more money, if I were to replace the Nova system, because it would be easier and faster to use.

The Nova Sharpening Center is a good system though, and is much, much better than trying to sharpen by hand.
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