The Work Sharp WS2000 Tool Sharpener and shop grinder is an easy-to-use dry sharpening and grinding system that makes it simple to maintain everything from precision carving tools to axes and lawnmower blades. WS2000 is the modern day solution to the bench grinder. Designed for the serious craftsperson as well as do-it-yourselfers, this sharpener and grinder even lets you sharpen contoured tools at home. And it's compact enough to take with you to the job site.
Sharp tools mean you can cut through tougher materials and create more precise details. They reduce the amount of strain work puts on your body and make you much less likely to damage your work surface or hurt yourself. But stopping to sharpen tools interrupts the flow of work, and with some systems it's quite difficult. With the Work Sharp WS2000 Tool Sharpener and grinder, you can sharpen and grind blades quickly, consistently, and easily without making a mess or delaying a project.
Quick, Consistent Sharpening
Precision tools like small chisels are extra tricky to sharpen freehand on large, rough wheels. That's why the chisel sharpening port on the WS2000 is so innovative. This port, which handles blades up to one and 5/8-inches, makes it incredibly easy to sharpen the bevel on small tools from underneath the wheel.
A hold-down bar ensures that you get a strong, consistent bevel edge with a perfect 25-degree angle. This means you avoid lengthy set-up times and the frustration of setting a jig before each sharpening.
An adjustable alignment fence in the port keeps your tool square during sharpening, and when you pull the tool back out of the port, a diamond abrasive automatically removes the burr on the back of the tool for a clean finish and a sharp edge.
Convenient Sharpening Options
For working with bigger tools, the Work Sharp WS2000 features a conveniently placed tool rest that makes it easy to hold larger blades in place as you sharpen and grind them freehand on the top of the wheel.
The horizontal grinding wheel of the WS2000 provides a larger grinding area and better control than a traditional vertical grinding wheel. And you don't have to worry about tools kicking back because you are grinding on a surface that's moving away from you.
When it comes time to sharpen contoured tools, you can slip an innovative slotted Edge-Vision wheel onto the WS2000. This lets you look through the wheel to see the edge of the tool you are sharpening, taking the guesswork out of maintaining lathe tools and other curved or v-shaped blades. Plus, the Edge-Vision wheel is made of a durable high-impact thermoplastic blend that won't change shape or wear down over time.
Safe, Mess-Free Operation
This unique sharpener runs at about 1/4 the speed of a traditional bench grinder, so your work surface doesn't heat up as much. Combined with an air-cooled heat sink design, this helps ensure that your tools don't overheat, preserving the sharpness of your edge and ensuring that you don't ruin the temper of steel tools, all without the mess of a traditional, high-end wet sharpening system.
And if you share a workspace with your family or coworkers, you can be confident that the Work Sharp's safety lock-out will prevent accidental use.
This Work Sharp tool is backed by a full two-year warranty.
What's in the Box
Tool sharpener/grinder, two slotted Edge-Vision wheels, an instructional DVD, and seven abrasives: three solid abrasives and four slotted abrasives, all either P80 or P220.