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jackary
04-14-2009, 05:56 PM
Doing the daily grind in dreary Essex. Today I resharpened a carbon steel dovetail cutter I made years ago. It had got blunted and slightly softened on the corners so I re hardened it and sharpened it on my Stepperhead Machine.
Here are the results, quite pleased really, it only took all day.
Alan
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m287/jackary2003/P1020334.jpg
Face Ground
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m287/jackary2003/P1020337.jpg
Flanks Ground
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m287/jackary2003/P1020346.jpg
Finished
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m287/jackary2003/P1020342.jpg
Grinding Head

.RC.
04-15-2009, 03:14 AM
Very nice..