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Slow rotation and a continuous water bath ensure that your tool stays cool for an extraordinarily sharp and durable edge.

Rikon 82-100 8'' Wet Sharpener

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55683
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Rikon 82-100 8'' Wet Sharpener

Thanks to its slow-turning abrasive wheel and water basin, the Rikon 82-100 8'' Wet Sharpener puts a keen edge on a wide variety of cutting tools, without the overheating that can ruin your edge. After grinding, you can reverse the motor and the leather wheel strops away any burrs, and then hones the edge to its final sharpness. Ideal for chisels, plane blades, turning and carving tools, knives, axes and more. A tool holding jig and angle guide are included to make putting the right cutting angle on your tools easy and consistent, every time.


Features:

  • Slow rotation speed of 115 RPM prevents overheating the edge
  • 8'' vitrified aluminum oxide grinding wheel for efficient removal of tool steel
  • Deep water trough continuously bathes the grinding wheel during use
  • Leather wheel removes burrs and brings the edge to final sharpness
  • Reversible motor lets you strop without having to rotate the machine
  • Support arm allows user to mount a variety of jigs
  • Powered by a 1/4 HP (1.6A) motor
  • Accepts many aftermarket jigs
(1) Rikon 82-100 8'' Wet Sharpener
(1) Universal ''F'' Support Tool Rest
(1) Blade/Tool Holder Jig
(1) Angle Guide
(1) 8'' x 1-9/16'' 220-Grit Wet Grinding Wheel
(1) 8'' x 1-1/8'' Leather Strop Wheel
(1) Tube of Honing Compound
More Information
Brand Rikon
Manufacturer Part Number 82-100
Weight 26.2500
Tech Spec
  • Motor Horsepower: 1/4 HP
  • Amps: 1.6
  • Volts: 120V, 60 Hz
  • Speed (No Load): 1,750 RPM
  • Stone & Strop Speeds: 115 RPM
  • Stone Wheel Diameter: 8''
  • Stone Wheel Width: 1-9/16''
  • Arbor: 12mm
  • Grit: 220
  • Leather Strop Wheel Diameter: 8''
  • Leather Strop Wheel Width: 1-1/8''
  • Tool Rest ''F'' Support Rod Diameter: 12mm (0.472'')
  • Arbor: 12mm
  • Overall Length: 17''
  • Overall Width: 10''
  • Overall Height: 12''
  • Footprint: 11-1/2'' x 10''
  • Net Weight: 23 lbs.
Technical Documents Rikon 82-100 8'' Wet Sharpener Manual
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Rikon Sharpener
Love its drive mechanics it has a direct drive worm gear system and the price is right.
December 10, 2018
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Rikon wet grinder
Returned to Rockler. It had a very loud sound; probably had bad bearings of shaft misalignment. If you get a good one the price is right. I’ll be looking at Tormek.
December 14, 2018
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
Price too good to pass up!
Gustavo V on Dec 8, 2018
price versus performance
Vincent Z on Dec 5, 2018
Price too good to pass up!
Gustavo V on Dec 8, 2018
This mahine is on sale for a good price and the reviews I've read on it are good so I purchased one to see if it will do the job.
DON F on Dec 7, 2018
price versus performance
Vincent Z on Dec 5, 2018
Looks like a bargain after I researched the price on line from other vendors
Emilio S on Dec 4, 2018
price and it accepts Tormek jigs
Mike C on Dec 3, 2018
More economical than the top brand T-4. I expect this will meet my needs.
Stan W on Dec 1, 2018
present
Nelly S on Dec 1, 2018
Looks like a good value compared to similar sharpeners.
Larry W on Nov 29, 2018
Economical sharpening and compatibility with Tormek jigs.
Nathan P on Nov 26, 2018
Thought it would do a good job.
William L on Nov 23, 2018
Economical sharpening solution
Kent R on Nov 23, 2018
This mahine is on sale for a good price and the reviews I've read on it are good so I purchased one to see if it will do the job.
DON F on Dec 7, 2018
Looks like a bargain after I researched the price on line from other vendors
Emilio S on Dec 4, 2018
Can I use Tormek jigs with the Rikon?
MICHAEL Z on Nov 23, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, Tormek jigs fit the tool rest on the Rikon.
What accessories are available for this unit ???
Tim N on Dec 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The support arm is 12mm in diameter which is the same as Tormek uses. So I would think there are plenty of accessories for this unit available.
Are finer grit stones available?
John W on Nov 30, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You can use a stone grader to change the grit of the stone on there. The Tormek 250/1000 grader works well with this.
Is this a dry sharpener also?
Sara B on Nov 27, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This is not intended to be used without water.