Skate sharpening stone bought from Wissota.
2' round counter table cut as shown.
Mount rod with diamon also bought from Wissota.
3/8" black pipe drilled and tapped so that a set screw will hold the diamond rod in place. This also allows the diamond to moved in or out to adjust hollow radius.
Skate holder has a thin felt cloth glued to the bottom. The counter table is waxed with furniture wax to allow the skate holder to slide easily across the table.
Skate Holder Detail
Skate holder is made of a piece of plywood with hardwood glued and bolted to it. A thin rectangular rod is screwed to the hardwood making a firm bottom shelf to hold the skate. Black pipe and a furniture clamp are used to clamp down the skate firmly in place.
The furniture clamp shown here is used to clamp the skate blade in place during sharpening.
Grinder and Table
The standard grinder mounts on an H-bracket made out of 3/4" plywood. The legs of the H have C brackets that clamp each leg to the black iron pipe supports of the table. By loosening the bolts on these 4 C-brackets, the entire grinder can be moved up and down.