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September 8, 2015 AT 5:00 am

Mold Super-Quick Edge Guards for Sharp Tools #makereducation

Tools guard 1

Great post on MAKE from Tony Sherwood!

Woodworkers need to keep their tools sharp, and if you aren’t careful, it’s easy to chip them or cut yourself badly on a properly sharpened tool.

Edge guards are a great Maker project, but they can be difficult to construct with a snug enough fit on the tools. Many people have used plasti-dip for this purpose, but plasti-dip tends to be very unfriendly to work with, and can result in a fairly loose fit. Enter low-temperature thermoplastic.

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