Jig Holds Burnisher At Proper Angle
Jig holds burnisher at proper angle is post about Woodworking Jigs bookmarked by nathan with ID 1710880548 was uploaded on 07-01-2019 and has been viewed 365,189 times.
I recently purchased a scraper plane with instructions that call for sharpening the blade with the burnisher held 15° from horizontal.I quickly discovered this is easier to write than to do.So I came up with a jig that allows me to burnish the blade accurately and quickly.
The jig consists of two blocks of wood glued to a base with a slot between them to house the scraper blade.When resting on the registration block and the blade, the burnisher is automatically tilted to the correct angle—in this case 15°.
The width of the registration block depends on how much the blade projects above the blocks.My blade projects 5/8 in., so the width of the registration block is about 21/4 in.Use a protractor and a full-size drawing to determine your jig's length.
If your blade gets shorter over time through repeated sharpenings, you can trim the…...