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The Electro-etch Custom Logo stencil is made by a Knifemaker for Knifemakers

Blue Lightning Stencil Material is Homemade Original

(secret recipe)

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made in USA 


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HARD FELT STROP/HONING WHEEL

 

HomeMade / HandMade

Blue Lightning Hard Felt Strop/Honing Wheel

All Parts/ingredients and the Knifemaker were made in the

 

USA

 

Felt used was made by 

 

ECOFI Hard fely

 

Eco-fi Link

 

Eco-fi is the high-quality PET fiber

made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles.

 

Felt used to make wheels was purchased from

Joann Fabrics and Crafts, Waterford, Orlando , Florida

 

Felt stabilized using a similar process following the Loctite System

My home stabilizing system follows the LOCTITE system using simpler parts/units .

The stabilizing is used for wood, antlers,

cloth, felt, any material that will absorb water.... plus metal units

Here is the information Link 

Loctite.pdf 

 

Knife in the first picture below is Homemade using ATS-34 kitchen knife razor sharp
displayed in a piece of sliced paper.  Rouge used is dry White rouge.
Wheel diameter is 7.000,  Width 1.500", Bore .750".

This was the first one.
Fabric displayed is "Rainbow Classic Felt"
100% Polyester ....Made from recycled post-consumer plastic bottles.
Might be one of your used bottles....

Final step for Sharpening the WORLD'S Knives !

 Hard Felt Honing Wheel
WORKS GREAT  !!

Second wheel, on left, was made with same material is 1.250" thick by 9.00"Diameter
 with a one inch bore.
 This bore size allows easy addition of different size bushings
Again...

WORKS GREAT  !!




Hard Felt Honuing Wheel 10 inch
                           Hard Felt Wheel


BLUE LIGHTNING !!

Hard Felt Strop/Honing Wheel.

All parts and ingredients plus the Knifemaker were made in the

USA


Hard felt honing wheel is used for the final step in sharpening your knives.

This Honing Wheel is used with White rouge buffing compound.

It is used with a 3/4 HP Baldor Buffer....1800 RPM

Baldor Buffer

It will give you a sharpened knife that is a step above razor sharp !

The above left Honing Wheel is same materials different color

The Blue Lightning Honing Wheel
is on the right.





Hard Felt Silicon Carbide   Hard Felt Wheel
Hard Felt Stopping Wheel Knife Holder

BLUE LIGHTNING !


Bottom Picture is the 3 arm knife holder with magnets
to help maintain the cutting edge angle.


Picture on left...Brand new Strop/Honing wheel.

Picture on right is dual system. 
The wheel on the left is 1.125" width and diameter is  10.250"
It has 600 grit Silicon Carbide added for final honing
of cutting edge.

The wheel on right is 1.375" wide by 10.259" diameter.
It is for stropping with white rouge...no Silicon Carbide

 This left picture is the Handmade "Blue Lightning" wheel.  It is
10 1/4" in diameter and is 1 1/4" thick with a 3/4"arbor hole.
Ingredients: Basic wheel as above with added 600 grit Silicon Carbide..
In the picture is the Silicon Carbide used added into the recipe.

Following is Quote for uses from Brownells

"Very fine abrasive powders you can use to “rub in” parts.
Make an abrasive/cutting-oil paste for metal work or use dry
on a soft pad to bring a cured stock finish to a gloss. " 

You can buy a compound that has Silicon Carbide in it that you add to the wheel
For this wheel is constantly there working for you.

The test knife is an ATS-34 stainless steel knife ( HandMade )
mirror polished ready for sharpening.
Usually done after the handle and bolster are put on.
The knife blade edge was .015 " thick and not sharpened. 
All of the sharpening was done with the new Silicon Carbide wheel.
The first major sharpening test...WORKED... to razor sharp
without using a grinding wheel or belt.
 
Honed completely sharp...ouch...completely  :)

The wheel will also handle CPM S35VN

Step 1:  Clean wheel by using a piece of used 2" X 72" 36 grit grinding belt.
Just rip belt apart by hand into about a 6" to 8" section.
Place it in front of a hard block of wood.  Then hold the block against the wheel. 
It will remove all white rouge you have used....or anything else that is on the wheel.

Step 2:  Sharpen major dull knife with the clean Silicon Carbide Wheel...no White Rouge.

Step 3 :  Add White Rouge to the white wheel to mirror polish cutting edge ( if you want to ).
Then cut a piece of leather to totally remove the feather edge.

 

 


 

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