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Electric Knife Sharpener Reviews

I have a lot of callers asking questions about sharpening serrated knives and electric knife blades. Invariably, the discussion will lead to my recommendation for an electric knife sharpener. I have no such recommendation. Over the years I have picked up electric knife sharpeners at flea markets and second-hand stores just so I could take them apart to see what the actual sharpening mechanism is inside. With very few exceptions, the inside of these sharpeners looks like a torture chamber designed for knives.

In the future, and if I purchase anymore of these sharpeners, I will show you some pictures of what your knife is being subjected to if you use one of these devices. In the mean time, pictured below is the best electric knife sharpener I have had the pleasure of working with.

This high-quality electric knife sharpener (Terry Platt) is trusted by professional chefs in and around Mobile, Alabama as well as particular home chefs. Terry uses a 2 -step process using diamond files:

Step 1 – reshapes the angle, sharpens and rejuvenates the gullets

Step 2 – finishes the sharpening process honing and polishing the blade, while touching up the serrated blade teeth

 

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Published: September 19, 2018

Axe Handle Replacement Services

Axe Sharpening Service in Mobile Alabama Area

Handle Replacement Services

 

I offer handle replacement services for all types of yard tools and shop tools. If you are in the Semmes, Alabama area, Ace Hardware at 7380 Moffett Road has handles, wedges and epoxy. If you pick up the handle and supplies, I can replace the handle for you. Depending on the tool, the charge is usually between $6.00 and $10.00.

If you need a specialty handle, I can make one for you or order from a supplier. Listed here are some tools that often need handle replacement.

ADZE EYE-CAPENTER-NAIL-CLAW HAMMER HANDLES | ADZE HANDLES | ALFALFA FORK

ASPHALT RAKE HANDLES | AXE EYE MAUL HANDLES

Barley Fork | Barn Scraper | Bent Shovel Chucked | Bent Shovel Razorback

BLACKSMITH-SHOP HAMMER HANDLES

Bow Rake | BOY’S AXE HANDLES

BRICK-TILE HAMMER HANDLES | BROAD AXE HANDLES | BROAD HATCHET HANDLES

California Framing | CANT HOOK HANDLES | Carpenter Hammer | Carpenter Octagon | COKE-SEED-ENSILAGE HANDLES

CORN DRAG | Corona Style Sheers | COTTON HOE HANDLES | Cotton Seed/Alfalfa Fork Dee Handle | Cruiser Axe

DEE SCOOP HOLLOWBACK WTIH SHOULDER | DEE SCOOP RAZORBACK W/O SHOULDER

DITCH OR KIZER BLADE HANDLES

DOUBLE BIT AXE HANDLES | Double Bit Axe Eye Maul | DOWELS | Drift Pick | Drill Hammer

ENGINEER HAMMER HANDLES | EPOXY KITS | Eureka Post Hole Digger | EYE HOE

Fallers Axe | FIBERGLASS HANDLES | File Handles | Fire Rake | Fletcher Mattock | Floral Shovel

FRAMING HAMMER HANDLES | Fro Handle

Garden Mattock | Garden Plow | Garden Wheelbarrow | German Eye Hoe | GI Pick | Grub Hoe Handles

HAY FORK HANDLES W/8″ FERRULE | Hoe and Level Head Rake

HOE HANDLES CHUCK AND BORED | HOE HANDLES CHUCKED ONLY

Hoe Not Bored | Hoe with Ferrule | HOUSE AXE HANDLES

Ladies Carpenter | Large Eye Maul Handle | LATHING HATCHET HANDLES | LEAF RAKE HANDLES | Lopper

MACHINIST BALL PEIN HAMMER HANDLES | Mallett Eyes | MANURE FORK HANDLES W/8″ FERRULE

McLeod Fire Tool Handle | MORTAR HOE HANDLES

Pickaroon | PLOW HANDLES | POST HOLE DIGGER HANDLES

POST MAUL HANDLES | Pruner Pole | Pulaski Axe | PUSH BROOM HANDLES

Railroad Pick | RAKE HANDLES CHUCKED AND BORED WITH FERRULES

RIGGER HATCHET HANDLES | RIVETING-TINNERS-PANEING HAMMER HANDLES | RIVETS

SCOUT-CAMPERS-HUNTERS AXE HANDLES | SHINGLING-HALF HATCHET HANDLES | SHOVEL HANDLES

Shovel Universal | SINGLE BIT AXE HANDLES | Single Bit Axe Eye Maul

Single Jack Handle | SLEDGE HAMMER HANDLES

Sledge Large Eye | Sledge Ex-Large Eye | SORTING STICKS

STOCKMEN’S WALKING CANES | STRAIGHT SHOVEL HANDLES

Straight Shovel Chucked | Straight SB Axe | STRIKING HAMMER HANDLES

TACK-BRAD HAMMER HANDLES | Tamper | TILE SPADE OR SHARP SHOOTER

Tinner | Tire Knocker | TOMAHAWK HANDLES

Universal Razorback | Universal Scoop

Walking Plow | WEDGES BY THE POUND | WEDGE PACKS | Weed Cutter Handle | WHEELBARROW HANDLES

 

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Published: June 6, 2018

Shotgun Barrel Polishing In Preparation Of Cold Bluing

GUN BLUING MOBILE ALABAMA

 

A while back I purchased a Mossberg 500 shotgun because it was in terrible shape and therefore offered at a very good price. All the metal parts were rusted and had streaks of damage as if an acid or some other corrosive liquid had leaked on to the gun. I thought it would be a perfect subject for testing my patience and ability in restoring a very nice weapon. This video shows the final polishing of the tight spaces after the barrel had been polished on the buffing wheel using green buffing compound with a loose cotton buffing wheel.

 

Gun Bluing Services Photos

Gun Bluing Services Video

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Published: January 28, 2018 | Comments: 0