Fixture and device for controlled scissor sharpening

  • US 5,941,763 A
  • Filed: 04/08/1997
  • Issued: 08/24/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/08/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A fixture for controllably holding a blade element for precise sharpening and shaping thereof, said fixture comprising an articulable holding arm with at least two movable joints and an extension portion, having a longitudinal extension axis, said extension portion being swivelly attached at one end of the extension axis to one of the joints, and said extension portion comprising holding means for the blade element at another end of the extension axis said holding means being freely concentrically rotatable relative to the longitudinal extension axis, wherein the holding means comprises a releasable clamping element with means for holding the blade element parallel to the longitudinal extension axis, the extension portion further comprising at least one position adjustable stop to limit the free rotation of the holding means to provide a precise angular position and holding of the blade element relative to an adjacent sharpening element.

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