We have set about coming up with a design for a sharpening station that will help you store and use your sharpening kit.
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a sharpening kit box that doubles as a platform for grinding the proper primary bevel on a wood plane iron. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online.
Build a sharpening station like this with help from a free plan by Tom Fidgen. Featured on Fine Woodworking.
Articles on making wooden saw vise – authored by fellow woodworkers.
This project is easy enough for almost anyone to tackle with confidence, and will produce a tool sharpener that will keep your workshop running smoothly for years.
The problem is holding the chisel at a consistent angle as you sharpen. To do this, I clamp the chisel to a simple sharpening guide.