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Old 05-31-2017, 10:06 PM
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Fast resharpening -- After initial sharpening of a graver blank only use the large template to touch up a broken or dull point. In other words, the small template is not needed or used for resharpening. The small template in the set is only for initially tapering and shaping a new graver blank. On my bench I only keep a 3000 diamond bench stone for touching up points. You can touch up that same graver point for years that way. I have a TW-Design high speed power hone in the other room with a rough lap on it for initially shaping a new blank, but from then on it is maintained with the 3000 diamond bench stone. Graver sharpener info page: AirGraver.com/sharpening.htm
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Old 06-01-2017, 05:55 AM
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Steve,Were did you get that green band that's on your graver?good idea. J.J.
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Old 06-01-2017, 06:44 AM
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Duh, I never thought to use the plastic bands to set the length. Good idea! Setting the length sticking out is the only drawback to the template system I see and that solves it. Add that to the instructions for the template system so us mortals know the secret.
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Old 06-01-2017, 10:29 AM
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Colored graver beads are good for several uses. Use them to help identify your gravers. Also set them at the proper distance for resharpening in the template sharper. Use the length gauge that comes with the sharpener to help you place the bead in the correct location on the graver. The beads are on the AirGraver site. They are free when placing an order with something else on the site. During checkout just write a note that you would like a bag.





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Old 06-02-2017, 08:43 AM
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Yep, that's them.
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Old 06-09-2017, 07:50 PM
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The bands work great for keeping your gravers separated. I "dumb stumbled" over the depth adjustment use, wish I could say I thought it up but I had put it all the way on the graver up near the tool, then went to touch it up and realized it was too far on to go in the sharpening jig. I slid it in so the spacer went on and then realized if I left it there it would be quick to sharpen.
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