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3D Printed Knife Sharpener. Upgrade your mug!

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3D Printed Knife Sharpener. Upgrade your mug! by benchapman Aug 14, 2012
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Print this and attach it to the bottom of a ceramic mug. If your mug is slightly smaller, wrap it with some electrical tape.
It holds a knife at a 20 degree angle so that it gets honed by the ring of unglazed ceramic on the mug.
Have fun with it! Please feel free to add to it and improve.

Check out the youtube video at:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVkwNF0TF3s

I also have an instructable!
http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Sharpener-Upgrade-for-your-Mug/

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Nice....20° is perfect for high end kitchen knives, do you have one with a 25° angle for GP knives (like pocket knives)?

What do you thing the correct orientation for printing for best bed retention? Ah I see you printed w/ support and raft upside down

Clever! I know Jacques Pepin encourages the use of ceramic dish bottoms as a sharpening surface, but I've never been able to get the angle right. This looks like a great fix for that.

This is very very cool, what is the diameter of the mug hole?

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