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Tormek introduces new sharpening jig

Tormek of Sweden announced the launch of the SVD-185 gouge jig for the shaping and sharpening of woodcarving tools, such as curved gouges and V-tools.

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The SVD-186 fits tools up to 36 mm (1-3/8”) wide. It also features an improved locking disc, which greatly simplifies the fixing of gouges of all sizes, according to the company.

“The Tormek SVD-186 gauge jig maintains your tool’s exact shape and creates a perfect sharpened, honed edge,” company spokesman Todd Gluski said in a statement. “Used correctly, there is no alternative method that gives faster or sharper results.”

The SVD-186 retails for $97.

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