Touching Up Carbide Planer Knives

      A diamond honer can touch up the edge on a carbide cutter. April 27, 2007

Question
My carbide planer knives are still sharp enough to do a good job on softer woods, but need a little honing for hardwoods with knots. Is there a diamond tool on the market that can put an edge on carbide planer knives?

Forum Responses
From Dave Rankin, forum technical advisor:
I picked up a DMT hone from my local hardware store for touching up my carbide knives.



From contributor C:
Woodtechtooling.com has a full selection of DMT diamond sharpeners.

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