Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Tod and Stu's power strop!

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Oliver Springs, TN

    Tod and Stu's power strop!

    I have been using sandpaper and glass to sharpen my chisels for a while with varying degrees of success.
    I saw on another post where Stu explained how he made a "power strop". I thought I would give it a try. For a total of about 20 bucks I made one this weekend. All I can say is WOW! I have never had my chisels this sharp. I've shaved so many bald spots in my arm hair a guy I work with said it looks like I have the red dog mange.

    Thanks guys!
    Last edited by John Daugherty; 01-07-2008 at 10:41 PM.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Charlotte, NC
    I made a regular hand held strop a while back and was duly impressed. I think this will be next on my to do list!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    Good job John!

    I know when I made one, Tod told me I'd be impressed, and I believed him, but man alive was I IMPRESSED

    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
    William Arthur Ward

Similar Threads

  1. Tormek LA-120 strop accessories on a Grizzly slow speed grinder.
    By Brent Dowell in forum Tips and Tutorials
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-13-2013, 03:37 AM
  2. i can tell more power being used around here....
    By Dan Noren in forum Off Topic Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 06-06-2011, 09:50 PM
  3. horse butt strop question
    By ken werner in forum Neander Woodworking Q&A
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 10-02-2009, 08:11 PM
  4. The Quest for More Power
    By glenn bradley in forum Carpentry and Construction
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 10-02-2007, 03:09 AM
  5. Power Strop
    By Stuart Ablett in forum Jigs and Fixtures
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 05-05-2007, 01:03 PM


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts