Product Reference: T-HB-10
The Tormek handbook is included with each machine. It gives you the basics of sharpening and different techniques as well as user instructions and valuable tips for each jig and how to sharpen specific tools.
More than 600 detailed line drawings show, step by step, how best to sharpen most type of edge tools with the unique Tormek method. The updated design with wire-o-binding and plastic cover makes it easy to keep as a reference close by the machine when trying out new jigs.
General about edge tool sharpening
The first part includes: Difference between shaping and sharpening, Edge angle and bevel angle, Dry grinding and wet grinding, Vertical and horizontal grinders, Hollow bevel, Grinding direction and grinding pressure, Honing and polishing as well as different techniques for complicated shapes. It will give you a general understanding of sharpening and the factors affecting the result.
Tormek tips, instructions and maintenance
The second and main part includes instructions for each Tormek jig and accessory, along with useful tips on maintenance and usage. If you know what jig you want to look up don't miss the product index shortcut on the last page, it will save you time.