Step 2: Pocket knive blade holder fabrication
pic #1,2,3 show the end slots for the 2 bearings that will roll on the end guide to keep the blade straight as it is rolled across the grinding wheel.
Pic#5,6,7 Show the 3 center bearing slots for the leveling of the blade holder as it passes down the the guide.
Pic#8 Shows the clamp attached to the holder with 3 8 x 32 x 1/2 in screws
Step 4: Main bracket fabrication
pic #2 & 3 show the drilling and cutting off of the (2) height and support spacers
pic#4 Shows the (2) spacers installed and the support bracket welded between them.
pic #5 Shows the 14'' long support rod for the slider bracket welded into place.
pic #6 shows the jack support rod for leveling the 14'' long support rod.
Step 6: Slider bracket fabrication
pic# 3 thru 7 Shows the slider bracket mounted in place , The adjustment bolt attached , The (2) Spring assisted pins to hold tension on the slider bracket at all times, And the jack bolt attached and leveled.
Step 7: Finding the right angle.
pic# 3&4 Shows the knife blade attached to the holder for both edges of the blade to be sharpened..