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Grinding Belts and Wheels with Dan Johnson (An American Bladesmith Society DVD)



Universal DVD, Color

11 in stock



(NOTE: American Bladesmith Society DVDs are NOT Hollywood productions and some titles do not have DVD case art. They do offer the highest level of instruction by ABS Mastersmiths for serious knifemakers and bladesmiths)

Dan Johnson gives an excellent demonstration on grinding belts, abrasives, belt speeds, and contact wheels as used in grinding and polishing operations in knife making. This DVD has the following chapters:

1. Introduction

2. Contact Wheel Style and Composition Hardness

3. Wheel size, Scale Removal, and Belt Life

4. Wet vs Dry Grinding and Belt Types and Abrasives

5. Contact Wheel Cautions and Maintenance

6. Finishing, Buffing and Scotch Brite Belts

7. Belt Grits, Open and Closed Coat, Storage

8. Belt Speed, Flex, Weight and Grit Grading

9. Efficient Abrasive Use, Platen Backing

10. Machines and Accessory Maintenance

11. Serration Aggressiveness

12. Dust Management


Additional information

Weight 0.5 lbs

American Bladesmith Society