Knife Grinding Jig

One thing that I had a really hard time with on the knives I’ve made before was getting a good, even grind on the blade. Here’s a simple jig that makes it much easier. It’s made from a 2×2, and the knife rests in a slot which is cut at a slight angle (this one is nine degrees), and is held in place by thumb screws.

It’s such an elegant solution, I’m embarrassed that I didn’t come up with it myself.

I have been asked for a picture of this jig on the belt sander so you can more easily see how it is used. Here you go:

Published in: on 18 August, 2010 at 10:25 pm  Leave a Comment  

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