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Trend Sharpening System

Trend Sharpening System
Average Customer Rating:
4.207 out of 5
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(29 Reviews) 29
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Rating Breakdown 29 reviews
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26 of 29(90%)reviewers would recommend this product.
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Customer Reviews for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
Review 1 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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No more blunt planes
24 Feb 2016
By
, Huntingdon
" great bit of kit,
Takes time to get the blade to a serviceable 30 degree angle but once there it only takes 2 minutes to resharpen your chisels and plane blades...
A must have for the tool box..
"
Review 2 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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Trend sharpener.
23 Dec 2015
By
, Kirkby in Ashfield
" This item is simple but brilliant, a must for keeping your wood planes and chisels in tip top condition. I don't know how I managed without it. A must for all woodworkers. "
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 3 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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Sharpens to a point!
28 Oct 2015
By
, wiltshire
" Most Excellent product for sharpening chisels, easy to use and setup, and use straight away out of the box. No complicated setting up of equipment or angles. Small size means you can store it in your toolbox and have it with you at all times. I now regulary sharpen my chisels, whereas before it was a real chore to have to do it in the evenings after work on a workbench. As others have mentioned, great for sharpening chisels which are not completely blunt or chipped, if they are, you will have to use a bench grinder first to remove material. Yes its a bit pricey, but if you like to be safe and use sharp chisels all the time this is a must have part of your toolbox. Buy it, you'll see! "
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
Review 4 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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absolutely class
12 Mar 2015
By
, Newtownabbey
" Thought this tool was genuis the sliding is so smooth. "
Review 5 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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Chisel Sharpener
10 Feb 2015
By
, Paisley
" 2 honing angles, rough then a finer angle for creating the cutting edge. Razor sharp finish each time. A little expensive but very happy with the action of the sharpener. Easier to get the correct cutting angle than it is with an oil stone. Only down side I can is that the sharpening stone will only utilise a narrow strip for the sharpening instead of the full width of the sharpening plate. You use the full surface of an oil stone for sharpening. "
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
Review 6 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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Excellent
18 Dec 2014
By
, london
" This chisel sharpener is a great addition to my tool kit i should have bought one a long time ago money well spent "
Review 7 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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Proved wrong
26 Nov 2014
By
, Glasgow
" Bit sceptical about whether this was worth the money but sharpened my chisels with ease and with a great finish "
6 of 7 people found this review helpful.
Review 8 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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Superb Tool
8 Nov 2014
By
, Doncaster
" I found the tool so easy to use and the end result is excellent. If any improvement was to be made it would be to include a courser diamond cutter in the kit. "
Review 9 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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great maintenance tool
8 Nov 2014
By
, durham
" Keeps chizels sharp and square. Only problem if chizels are in bad condition it would take all day to correct them without using a bench grinder "
6 of 6 people found this review helpful.
Review 10 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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Easy to use.
18 May 2013
By
, Wimbledon, London
" This sharpener is great and easy to use. No skill required. Used standard stones and oil but never achieved as good a finish as with this sharpener. "
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 11 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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Excellent product
12 Mar 2013
By
, Alloa
" I bought this tool after using an electrically driven horizontal sharpening wheel which was vey difficult to set up. The Trend Fast Track does the job beautifully, the only comment I would make is if your chisels are needing a lot of material taken off to achieve the 25 deg as mine I would recommend buying the 90 grit diamond stone. It still is a lot of work to get them back into shape but the end result is excellent. "
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 12 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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Well worth buying
17 Dec 2012
By
, Hertfordshire
" Blunt chisels are both useless and dangerous so this is a welcome addition to any chisel-owners toolkit.
I had an oilstone before but could never get my chisels sharp enough to avoid over pressure on the tool and therefore damage to the material.
This puppie does the trick and then some, my chisels have never been sharper.
If you have chisels, you need one of these. "
5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
Review 13 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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Excellent Sharpener.
25 Feb 2012
By
, Chester
" Used oil stones and diamond sharpening stones for years, but finally decided to treat myself to this sharpener when I purchased a new set of chisels several months ago.
Simple to set up and use and great for refreshing chisels after each use. Sharpest my chisels have ever been.
One word of warning. The Initial sharpening of new or old chisels especially the 25deg primary angles can take a long time and alot of work depending on how your existing chisel angles match up. Would recommend anyone setting up chisels on this for the first time to invest in the roughing stone which saves alot of time and energy. (Not available from screwfix unfortunatley). "
3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
Review 14 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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A great find
16 Mar 2010
By
, Yorkshire
" I recently dropped a chisel onto concrete and knocked lumps out of the blade. I was able to get rid of them quickly and get back to work. "
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 15 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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Sharpening Supremacy
23 Feb 2010
By
, London
" It may seem expensive, but this is an excellent piece of kit. Fast, accurate sharpening to a very high standard. If you use chisels on a regular basis treat yourself. They will cut as never before. Just remember to keep the slide lubricated and the diamond stones clean. "
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 16 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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Good bit of kit....
14 Sep 2009
By
, Wiltshire
" Off the bat It Worked wonders on my new set of Fatmax's...
Simple and repeatable... got the edge back everytime... Tried and gave up the first time on an old one that I'd got of my Dad.. Used to open paint tins with it..!!! 2 mins on my 4" beltsander got the angle about right and finished it off on the Trend thingy and it's back from the dead...
Could do with buying the other diamond grades at a Screwfix price... Still.. a good bit of kit
"
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
Review 17 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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trend sharpening system
12 Nov 2015
By
, aylesbury
" still early days yet but does seem to take quite a while to sharpen even when the blade is 25 degrees. seems to get a reasonably sharp edge but no better than using the tormek grinder. might be handy for when you are on site more and you need to get the edge back. "
Review 18 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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fantastic
3 May 2015
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, aberdeen
" great product, easy to use. worth buying to sharping chisels "
Review 19 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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Trend Chicel/Plane Sharpener
16 Dec 2014
By
, Worcestershire
" Brilliant kit, it would be nice with the addition of a more abrasive stone to bring the grinding time down when sharpening tools that have chips or other damage to the cutting edge. "
Review 20 for Trend S/FTS/KIT Fast-Track Sharpening System
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Good in parts
11 Nov 2014
By
, Devon
" Produced a sharp edge on chisels and a plane iron that were not too blunt. One chisel that was chipped and another that was very blunt needed so much work, even with a grinding wheel, it would have been better replacing them with new ones. Follow the instructions, "sharpen little and often". "
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