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Honing Guide

Item #
92651
Rating:
76% of 100

Holds chisels and plane irons in a set position to ensure a square edge on tools

(1) Honing Guide
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Brand Rockler
Weight 0.5500
Type Chisels
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honing guide
needed a guide to keep my tools in top shape. Nice unit had one like it in my Red Horse tool box
August 9, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
honing guide
Made a huge difference in being able to keep chisels and hand plane blades nice and sharp. Simple and cost effective.
August 2, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Little work horse
I was hesitant on getting one of these but I finally broke down and bought one. I spent an entire afternoon sharpening all of my chisels and plane blades as it was fixing all of the mistakes I made trying to do it by hand. I wish I had done this a year ago. Held up great for a massive volume of work.
July 17, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Works well for its intended purpose, held a large blade from a wooden plane securely.
July 4, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Simple but works perfect
Works just as intended. Was able to make my chisels and plane irons sharper than ever before.
Mirror finish
Mirror finish
June 5, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
i love my honing guide now everything will be sharp
May 22, 2019
Purchased
4 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Beginner
Works well and it is easy to use. First time using a guide and I'll say that I had alot of honing to do to get my irons back to the proper angle and square. Guess I was not so good at doing it without an aid. Lol but they r sharp now and taking nice shavings.
May 4, 2019
Purchased
4 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Built solid, does exactly what it’s supposed to do, and can’t beat the price.
March 15, 2019
Purchased
6 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
impressed
what a great product! it was so easy to use. got my tool blades sharper then they have ever been.
February 21, 2019
Purchased
6 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Good buy!
Very good product. Certainly meets my needs for sharpening chisels and hand planer blades.
February 20, 2019
Purchased
6 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
getting old needed a guage
GARY M on Aug 8, 2019
I chose the Rockler honing guide because I have ordered and used Rockler tools and found them to be good quality. I need a guide and decided to purchase one from Rockler and give it a try.
Christopher H on Jul 29, 2019
getting old needed a guage
GARY M on Aug 8, 2019
Replacement for a unit that got damaged. Very useful tool.
Tony C on Aug 4, 2019
I chose the Rockler honing guide because I have ordered and used Rockler tools and found them to be good quality. I need a guide and decided to purchase one from Rockler and give it a try.
Christopher H on Jul 29, 2019
I have a couple plane irons that I need to sharpen and the angles that the previous owner made are not square
Brian L on Jun 26, 2019
I want to learn how to use hand planes instead of sanding ... from what I hear, you better be sharp. Obviously, I'm unable to consistently eye a perfect hone, as I doubt many are. This should help.
Chris D on May 30, 2019
Saw it reviewed on Stumpy Nubs.
Harless W on May 19, 2019
To hone chisels. Saw that this was an inexpensive alternative to some other honing guides on the market. Stumpy nubs' review convinced me it was a good value and I think its really going to help me correct the bevel on a lot of the older second hand tools I have been getting
SETH H on May 18, 2019
For chisel sharpening
Meredith R on May 15, 2019
Could not find a similar product in local stores. Reviews were very helpful
STEVEN C on Apr 1, 2019
To be able to get more consistent bevels on my chisels and plane blades
Matthew M on Mar 29, 2019
Rockler always has quality woodworking tools.
Hermann K on Mar 25, 2019
Needed a honing guide for my planes and chisels.
Cle on Mar 17, 2019
Don’t have one, really need it
Michael C on Mar 15, 2019
Saw a youtube video and it looked like it should do the job for me.
Brock W on Mar 7, 2019
Saw a number of positive reviews on YouTube and it seems it will do at least as good a job as much more expensive alternatives.
Steven A on Feb 28, 2019
having what I wanted at a good price
Dwight C on Feb 14, 2019
This guide can be used to sharpen spoke shave blades if the proper shopmade jig is used.
Edwin G on Feb 12, 2019
Kind of been wanting one and needed to get free shipping
Eric E on Jan 24, 2019
Want to be more consistent with my plane edges
Ethan C on Jan 19, 2019
Considered it good for the new diamond stone purchased.
Anthony S on Jan 11, 2019
Best price and looks simple to use
Andrew R on Jan 11, 2019
Simple, good reviews, good price
Trudy H on Jan 9, 2019
I agree with Stumpy, looks easy to operate, just what I need.
Rick on Jan 7, 2019
value
David O on Jan 4, 2019
I watched the video on Utube and I decided to purchase one for my hand tool sharpening needs.
Charles G on Dec 19, 2018
Gift
Kristin T on Dec 16, 2018
Need to sharpen plane blades and chisels.
Albert M on Dec 9, 2018
Consistent sharpness
Scott H on Dec 8, 2018
need a simple jig to sharpen plane irons and chisels.
Rich H on Nov 29, 2018
reasonable price.
chuck c on Nov 29, 2018
more control while sharpening
Eddie P on Nov 17, 2018
I have one similar but poor quality! I Hope this one is better! Thanks.
Robert B on Nov 17, 2018
I am still learning hand sharpening
Wesley N on Nov 9, 2018
to sharpen wood chisels
Lou V on Nov 8, 2018
A GIFT FOR MY HUBBY. FOR HIS BIRTHDAY.
PAMELA R on Aug 7, 2018
Needed for sharpening chisels and plane irons. Bought one for myself, one for my son
Pierre V on Aug 6, 2018
I can't hold a steady edge by hand and the price on this was low.
tracy m on Aug 5, 2018
hands shake too much.
ron i on Jul 22, 2018
I found it difficult to sharpen plane irons free hand. Several expert wood workers on you tube recommend these.
Brian B on Jul 22, 2018
I need to sharpen my chisels and this is the perfect tool for the job.
Wiley S M on Jul 13, 2018
Experimented with several honing guides. This one was easiest and least expensive for the quality edge obtained.
Wesley B on Jul 5, 2018
to get the right angle and steady honing
Wes on Jun 28, 2018
Need this to complete my sharpening station
Dan P on May 24, 2018
many chisels & plain blades to sharp
Efrain V on May 8, 2018
It's what I needed and the design is good. Also the price is reasonable.
John M on May 2, 2018
price
PK K on Apr 30, 2018
Need it
Jon k on Apr 19, 2018
Needed it for hand planes
Jeff J on Mar 26, 2018
needed it to go with the purchased hand plane
Joe P on Mar 20, 2018
because I have seen video of it being used
John M on Mar 12, 2018
Replacement for a unit that got damaged. Very useful tool.
Tony C on Aug 4, 2019
I have a couple plane irons that I need to sharpen and the angles that the previous owner made are not square
Brian L on Jun 26, 2019
Would this hosting guide work for Japanese bench chisels?
Sam M on Sep 6, 2015
what is the maximum width plane iron?
tony b on Sep 29, 2015
BEST ANSWER: 2-5/8"
can this sharpen at angles up to 45 degrees? does anyone know of one that can?
Steve O on Oct 28, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I agree with Stanley. I think it could if the blade doesn't extend too far from the guide. This wouldn't work on my chisels though so I returned it and ordered another. I see that I can't refer to other stores so I can't say from where, but the registration guide shows it allows high angles up to 54 degrees on the correct setting. It's quite a bit more expensive than this guide though. Try doing an internet search for "high angle honing guide" and see if that helps.
is the guide all metal?
A shopper on Jul 26, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Everything is metal except for the knob used for tightening which is pressed on plastic
I saw a video on how to modify this honing guide. My question is: "Why wasn't it designed properly in the first place"?
Robert F on Feb 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Robert,
I'm sure there are always improvements that can be made to any tool or mechanism, however I've found this honing guide to be adequate for my needs.


William
What are the measurements for the right honing angles lost the paper that came with guide?
CHRISTOPHER P on Apr 16, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The measurements provided are just a guide for a starting point as not all chisels or plane blades have the same bevel angle so adjustments may be required. When you clamp a chisel or plane blade in the tool, set it on a flat surface and look from the side to see if the bevel is laying flat. if not you need to adjust in or out till it does. If all your blades have the same bevel angle, you can make a guide block that can be used to setup the length of blades extension the same every time. The are many examples on the WEB.
Will it sharpen craftsman tapered shank chisels?
Jim G on Apr 29, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Most likely not, it's best suited for wood chisels and plane blades because it needs a long enough blade to grip and get the right angle.