DIY Sharpening Jig for Chisels & Plane Blades

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In this tutorial I show you how to make a sharpening jig that's great for sharpening chisels or a wood plane blade. Keeping woodworking tools sharp, like plane blades and chisels makes woodworking easier and gives better results. Making your own DIY sharpening jig is not hard or complicated and with a few tools like a table saw or sliding mitre saw, a electric drill or drill press and a few bits of supplies, you can build this sharpening jig yourself. 

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