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Sharpen bowl & fingernail gouges up to 1-3/8", 36mm
Replicate complex gouge profiles
Sharpen removable cutting inserts
Shape and sharpen Ellsworth grinds
Shorter lower sleeve that facilitates working with the T-4, T-3, and T-7 Tormek Machines
Includes a locking disc which greatly simplifies the fixing of gouges of all sizes
The Tormek SVD-186 Gouge Jig from Tormek sharpens your gouges and turning cutters with ease. Designed to be used with Tormek's tool-sharpening system, this jig allows you to shape and sharpen fingernail-shaped turning gouges along with bent carving gouges and V-tools. Maintain your tool's exact shape and create a perfect sharpened, honed edge. The jig can fit tools up to 1-3/8 inch wide.
Sharpen a Variety of Gouges
Using the SVD-186 jig with one of Tormek's tool-sharpening systems, you can sharpen fingernail-shaped turning gouges along with a wide range of carving gouges and straight or curved V-tools. The jig can also help you sharpen back bent and down bent gouges.
Achieve Just the Right Shape
With the SVD-186, you can choose the degree of the fingernail shape by adjusting the settings on the jig. It enables you to sharpen to the gouge's exact shape and remove only a fraction of the steel. The end result is a perfectly honed and polished edge.
Included with the jig are a shaft for turning cutters along with a special recipe label and pen that let you note settings for your tools. The jig can accommodate tools up to 1-3/8 inch wide.
Sharpens the following turning tools: Bowl gouges, spindle gouges, turning cutters
Sharpens the following carving tools: Curved gouges, spoon-shaped gouges, back bent gouges, down bent gouges, curved V-tools
Max tool width is 36 mm (1-3/8")
Recommeded grinding direction is away from the edge
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The jig comprises a tool holder (1) which runs in a sleeve (2). The tool is aligned with a disc
(4) and tightened with a knob screw (5). There is a washer (6) for wide gouges. The stop ring
(7) can be set for a convex bevel with a screw (8).
The tool holder can be set in any position from 0 to 6 with the 5 mm Allen key (9). The setting
can be noted on a special profile label (10), which is attached to the ferrule. A special pen,
which works on these labels is included (11). For turning cutters there is a shaft (12) with a
mounting screw (13) and a 2,5 mm Allen key (14).