I've got a Tormak. The bench grinder works better for almost all chisels.
Do you have any idea how much metal usually has to be removed to sharpen a carpenter's chisel? I've been playing this game for 30 years. I do know.
I probably sharpen 3 chisels per year, other than my own. It's not even significant enough to be considered a hobby.
I don't know a single wood turner that doesn't know how to sharpen their tools. It's the second thing you have to learn.
Tormeks do work well for turning tools, but sharpening someone else's happens.... almost never.
Garden stuff? That's like $50 per year if you're lucky.
I don't know of any garden tools that require more refinement than an angle grinder or bench grinder. Again, Tormeks are way too slow. I can not fathom sharpening a lawnmower blade with one.
A good file is much more efficient, and sufficient. Actually, that holds true with all lawn and garden equipment that I know of.
We are totally speculating. Read the opening statement again.
How much money can be made off an Edge Pro at an event?
Do you have any idea in what kind of condition the average guy keeps his knife?
Sorry if I came across harshly. Apparently this guy thinks he knows a lot more than he actually knows.
"Professional sharpener" probably means different things to different people.
If you can only sharpen some things properly on one machine, that doesn't mean "professional sharpening" to me.
Being fluent with proper tools for the job or circumstances at hand go a lot farther toward being a professional sharpener IMHO.
Sorry that I seem to have scared him off, but if he were really any kind of sharpener, he probably wouldn't been put off.
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