Tormek Sharpening Innovation

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A Swedish brand committed to providing the best solutions for sharpening all kinds of edge tools.
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Met up with woodworker Jonas and his Tormek in Grรฆsted, Denmark today! ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
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Jonas makes handcarved wooden spoons, butter knives, cutting boards etcetera for both Michelin-starred restaurants and private homes. We had a great time at his place, chatting about tools, woodwork and sharpening. It's always a pleasure meeting people who's enthusiasm really rubs off!
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#tormek #tormeksharpening #sharptools #axesharpening #woodcraftbyjonasals #jonasals #handcraft #slรถjd #slรธyd #handcarved #woodenspoon
Does honing affect the result? YES, it does!
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When sharpening, a burr develops on the upper side of the edge. This burr must be honed of, otherwise it will break off as soon as you start using the tool, leaving you with a blunt and torn edge. Honing on the Tormek gives your tool a real sharp and durable edge and removes the marks left by the grinding wheel, which makes the surface finer.
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Honing is normally done freehand, but for some tools you can also use the jig with the Universal Support.
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What are your experiences on honing?
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#tormek #tormeksharpening #sharptools #sharpknife #sharpknives #sharpening #vassaknivar #slipaknivar
This chisel is getting it's edge back with a little help from our Square Edge Jig SE-77 ๐Ÿ‘ Have you tried it? 
Let us know what you think! Comment below or use #tormek so we can see your photo/film in the feed.
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#tormeksharp #tormeksharpening #sharptools #chisel #stรคmjรคrn #woodworker
A little preview from today's event that we hosted together with Glenn Lucas (@lucaswoodturning). Stay tuned for longer version. ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช
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#tormek #tormeksharp #sharptools #glennlucaswoodturning #gouges #woodturning #sharpgouges #tormeksharpening
THE KEY TO REPLICATION
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This setting device takes the guesswork out of sharpening! With the Turning Tool Setter TTS-100 you can easily replicate your desired shape and edge angle. Have you tried it?
#tormek #tormeksharp #tormeksharpening #sharptools #gouges #gouge
This video is truly mesmerizing! @toolschool trued her stone with the TT-50 Truing Tool - thank you for sharing, Kerryn! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Š
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Remember to use the #tormek so we can discover your Tormek posts! ๐Ÿ˜Š
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REPOST:
๐Ÿ™๐ŸปWatching my dirty Tormek stone go back to flat is a very zen type of thing to do after the week Iโ€™ve had might as well say month Iโ€™ve had.... This is the stone flattening jig I forget itโ€™s jig name but it reminds me of a record player. 
This week I ran my First Ladies class (which was yesterday) and omg someone asked me about the difference between figure and grain direction and holey moley before I knew what I was saying I was discussing medullary rays and cats fur and how a blade runs over the straws and then it was a slippery slope to how a hand plane works !!๐Ÿ˜ฟso the thing Iโ€™ve learnt from that exercise is that not going into too much detail is the way to go. Especially on lesson number 1. I donโ€™t know whoโ€™s doing more learning here me or them! Anyway they appeared to love and yes we drank tea and ate scones and even got the can of cream spray out! ๐Ÿ‘ฏ๐Ÿ‘ฏ๐Ÿ‘ฏBut it was a big thing for me and now I just want to do this ๐Ÿ˜Š
FIVE QUICK QUESTIONS WITH A MEMBER OF THE TORMEK FAMILY ๐ŸŒŸ
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Meet Sรฉbastien, our French speaking Sales Manager whoโ€™s also a professional handball player. ๐Ÿคพโ€โ™‚๏ธ
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1. As an instructor for Tormek, what's your best โ€œTormek tipโ€?
"To use the coarse side of the Stone Grader more often. If you have dull tools that need to be sharpened, you'll save a lot of time if you refresh your stone before you start sharpening." ๐Ÿ”ช
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2. Born in Belgium ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช and raised in Sweden๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช, what do you choose; a Belgian Gillet sports car or a Swedish Volvo family car?
"Since I'm a dad to a toddler, I guess I need to go with the Volvo... ๐Ÿš— but I'll probably be getting a Gillet for my midlife crisis." ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ’จ
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3. Which celebrity do you get mistaken for?
"The Swedish sprinter Johan Wissman! Wissman was even my nickname for quite some time."๐Ÿƒ
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4. What is the top thing on your bucket list?
"To climb a mountain! Mount Everest feels slightly hardcore, but I believe I could manage to climb Kilimanjaro." ๐Ÿ”
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5. If you were an emoji, which one would it be?
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A Tormek sharpened gouge, ready to get to work! ๐Ÿ‘
Remember to prepare your knives for the hunting season! The Swedish moose hunt has now begun and we're wishing all the sharp hunters out there good luck! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช๐ŸŒฒ
We won! ๐Ÿ†

Our Tormek T-2 Knife Sharpener just won the #GreatNewIdea Award at the @restaurantshow 2017! We're very excited! ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿณ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿณ๐Ÿ”ช #tormek #sharpknives #sharpknife #knifesharpener #TRS2017
Hello from booth UF21 at The Restaurant Show in London! ๐Ÿ‘‹ Together with Chef Jimmi Eriksson from the Swedish Culinary Team (@kocklandslaget), we'll be demonstrating our Tormek T-2 Knife Sharpener (and Jimmi will show his chopping skills)!
Come by if you're in the area! ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿณ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿณ๐Ÿ”ช
#tormek #knifesharpening #sharpknife #sharpknives #therestaurantshow2017 #TRS2017 #GreatNewIdea
@karlholm.design has prepared her tools for the weekend. ๐Ÿ‘ Anyone else getting their tools ready?
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"Preparing for carving. These are mostly swiss made carving chisels from Pfeil. They're in pretty good shape so I'm only going to use the leather wheels on the Tormek today. โญ•๏ธ" #handtoolthursday #handtools #carving #carvingchisels #workwithyourhands #mywworg #dowoodworking #woodwork #woodworking #woodshop #pfeil #tormek #woodwork_feature #woodcraft #finewoodworking #womeninwoodworking #karlholmdesign