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Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus
Ultimate Sharpening System


Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Ultimate Deluxe Sharpening System

The ProEdge Plus by Robert Sorby is a state-of-the-art system for sharpening edge tools. The Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus system was developed after engineers at Robert Sorby realized that the large machines used in the grinding of new chisels could be reduced in size and made available to smaller shops. The Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus is based on the large linishing machines used in Sheffield to grind new chisels. Made entirely in England, the Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus is a very high quality precision tool. I have spent almost a year working with a protoype system and I could not be more impressed. Unlike other dry grinding machines that we have used, the Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus seems to run very cool, and we have never had any problems with overheating an edge. The only time that I have even noticed a tool getting hot is when I was using a belt that was really worn out and no longer cutting effectively. I tend to do most of my sharpening freehand, and with the precisely adjustable tool rest, the Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus is the best system that I have ever used for free hand grinding. I can take a badly chipped blade on an antique plane and get it to first class condition in no time. The secret is taking maximum advantage of the various belts which are available. Using one of the coarse ceramic belts, you can remove material very quickly, but you will have a very coarse edge. Then switching to a finer belt, you can quickly clean up the edge. Changing belts on the Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus is very quick. I can now do it less than a minute.


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ProEdge
Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Video High Res
Knife Jig
Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Video High Res
Fingernail Jig

Features of the Robert Sorby ProEdge System

  • Pre-set for the most popular bevel angles - 90, 80, 60, 45, 35, 30, 25, 20 and 15.
  • The patented angle setter ensures that the same tool rest angle is achieved time after time.
  • The Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus requires no assembly, it can be plugged in and used straight away.
  • Sharpening is carried out by means of a series of quickly switchable belts.
  • Belts run at 1700 fpm, for quick stock removal without overheating.

Note: The Robert Sorby ProEdge is manufactured in a Standard and a Deluxe version, however we only offer the Deluxe (Plus) version.
Model Description Picture
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Price Qty Buy
PED01C Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Ultimate Sharpening System
Includes: ProEdge Unit, 120 grit Aluminum Oxide Belt, 240 grit Aluminum Oxide Belt, 60 grit Zirconium Belt, Skew Jig, Fingernail Profiler, Standard Gouge Jig & Instruction Manual.
Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Sharpening System $509.95
B/O
PE60A Robert Sorby Aluminum Oxide Belt 60 Grit
for Chisels, Knives, & Plane Irons
No image $8.95
PE120A Robert Sorby Aluminum Oxide Belt 120 Grit
for Chisels, Knives, & Plane Irons
No image $8.95
PE240A Robert Sorby Aluminum Oxide Belt 240 Grit
for Chisels, Knives, & Plane Irons
No image $8.95
PE60Z Robert Sorby Zirconium Belt 60 Grit
for HSS Turning Tools, Drills & Router bits
No image $9.95
PE120Z Robert Sorby Zirconium Belt 120 Grit
for HSS Turning Tools, Drills & Router bits
No image $9.95
PE60C Robert Sorby Ceramic Belt 60 Grit
for Heavy Material Removal
No image $11.95
PE120C Robert Sorby Ceramic Belt 120 Grit
for Heavy Material Removal
No image $10.95
PE600T Robert Sorby Trizact A30 600 Grit
for Extra Fine Finish
No image $15.95
PE1200T Robert Sorby Trizact A16 1200 Grit
for Super Fine Surface Finish
No image $14.95
PE3000T Robert Sorby Trizact A6 3000 Grit
for Super smooth surface finish & razor sharp cutting edge of 2 microns (equivalent to a disposable razor)
No image $14.95
PEDIA Robert Sorby Diamond Belt
Outstanding results can be achieved with tungsten carbide, ceramic, glass and natural stone and many other resistant materials.
No image $194.95
PROSET Robert Sorby ProEdge Angle Set
Achieving the exact bevel angle on any fingernail or long grind gouge has never been easier than with the Robert Sorby Proset. Place the gouge into the clamp of the profile arm and extend the gouge up-to the required stop and lock it into place. This will allow for precise and repeatable bevel angles to be obtained every time.
Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Sharpening System Angle Set $21.95
PEBOND Robert Sorby ProEdge Honing Wheel Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Sharpening System $49.95
PEARBOR Robert Sorby ProEdge Honing Wheel Arbor Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Sharpening System $29.95
PEMOP Robert Sorby ProEdge Buffing Mop Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Sharpening System $19.95
PEPIG Robert Sorby ProEdge Pigtail Mandrel for Buffing Mop Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Sharpening System $29.95
475 Robert Sorby ProEdge Honing Compound Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Sharpening System $11.95
472 Robert Sorby Cutter Holder
Hold Cutters for Sorby Multi-Tip Tools
Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Sharpening System $12.95
PESPC Robert Sorby Short Tool Platform w. Arm
Facilitates sharpening of shorter tools
Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Sharpening System $38.95
PELGJ Robert Sorby ProEdge Long Grinding Jig
The Long Grind Jig allows for three different types of profile to be produced on bowl and spindle gouges. It will produce a fingernail profile, a long grind and an extra long grind depending on which location hole the profile arm is placed. It fits onto the bar in replacement of the original fingernail jig that is standard on the ProEdge and is used in exactly the same way but with advantage of three choices.
Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Sharpening System $19.95
PESQ Robert Sorby Chisel Sharpening Jig Robert Sorby Deluxe Universal Sharpening System $24.95
PESQW Robert Sorby Woodworkers Square Guide
The side stop is slight adjustable to compensate for blades that are not parallel sided, such as 19th Century plane blades which typically taper slightly in width.
Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Sharpening System $32.95
PEVB Robert Sorby Gouge Sharpening Jig
Included with unit.
Robert Sorby Deluxe Universal Sharpening System $34.95
PESKEW Robert Sorby Skew Sharpening Jig
Included with unit.
Robert Sorby Deluxe Universal Sharpening System $24.95
PEKJIGS Robert Sorby Knife Sharpening Jig - Small
Holds knife blades up to 8"
Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Sharpening System $99.95
B/O
PEKJIGL Robert Sorby Knife Sharpening Jig - Large
Holds knife blades over 8"
Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Sharpening System $99.95
PEKHS Sorby Pro Edge Knife Holder - Small
Holds knife blades up to 8"
Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Sharpening System $39.95
B/O
PEKHL Sorby Pro Edge Knife Holder - Large
Holds knife blades over 8"
Robert Sorby ProEdge Plus Sharpening System $39.95

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