Veritas Mk.II Honing System and Camber Roller - PACKAGE DEAL
Veritas Mk.II Honing System and Camber Roller - PACKAGE DEAL
£65.50 (£54.58 Ex. VAT)

Veritas Mk.II Honing System and Camber Roller - PACKAGE DEAL

Code: 717456

  • Veritas Mk.II Honing System
  • Increased range, capacity and accuracy
  • Integral blade registration squares the blade and sets the bevel angle in one easy step
  • Three bevel-angle range configurations
  • Designed to accept flat and tapered blades, as well as blades with irregular geometry
  • Three-position eccentric roller allows a micro-bevel to be honed quickly and accurately
  • 50mm wide roller is stable for even the narrowest of blades
  • Accommodates chisels as narrow as 6mm, and blades as wide as 72mm and up to 13mm thick
  • Works with short blades such as spokeshave blades
  • Manufactured from die-cast zinc alloy, with precision-machined brass and steel parts
  • Veritas Camber Roller
  • Specifically designed for the Veritas Mk.II Honing Guide
  • Solid brass barrel-shaped roller
  • Allows slight curvature with an accurate and consistent bevel angle
  • Simply replaces the standard roller assembly
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Frequently Bought Together

  • Veritas Mk.II Honing System and Camber Roller - PACKAGE DEAL
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Package deal comprises the Veritas Mk.II Honing System and the Veritas Camber Roller

Veritas Mk.II Honing System
The main feature of the Veritas Mk.II is its blade registration system squaring and setting the blade in one easy step. The Mk.II Guide has three bevel angle range configurations: a high angle (25° to 54° in seven increments), standard (15° to 40° in six increments), and a third for back bevels. The registration jig slides onto the guide body, centering and squaring the blade using an integral fence. The clamping mechanism registers on the face of the blade and is designed to accept flat and tapered blades, as well as blades with irregular geometry. The Mk.II features a three-position eccentric roller allowing a micro-bevel to be honed quickly and accurately after only a simple turn of a knob. The 50mm wide roller is stable for even the narrowest of blades. The guide can easily accommodate chisels or blades from 6 to 72mm wide and up to 13mm thick including spokeshave blades. Sharpening stone not included

Veritas Camber Roller
This is an attachment specifically designed for use with the Veritas Mk.II Honing Guide. When planing on large, flat surfaces, it is often desirable to hone a slight curve, or camber, into the edge of the blade. The Veritas Camber Roller Assembly has a barrel-shaped roller that allows limited rocking, whilst still maintaining an accurate and consistent bevel angle. Simply replace the standard roller assembly with the camber assembly and sharpen. The blade is still set using the registration jig, and the camber roller includes the standard eccentric system allowing micro-bevels to be honed.

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Reviews (9)

Customer Reviews

Overall rating 3.3 out of 5 based on 9 reviews

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Paul

20 November 2018

No Complaints.

I cannot understand those reviews complaining about chisels ending up skewed. I am not the best hand sharpener in the world, yet thanks to this jig my blades- both chisel and plane - are now dead square. I have even sharpened my grandfather's old tools - he was an apprentice served cabinet maker, and am now able to use them for the first time ever. Thank you, Veritas (and Axminster).
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Vitaliy

14 September 2018

Not square edge too

Why not reading reviews before buying?? My MK.II Honing Guide is faulty - not square edges of plane blades and chisels.
I looked at Veritas router plane, but now in doubt.
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Pete Maddock

23 February 2018

Does Not grided a squaire edge

Set this tool up out of its box to regrind a new 20degre angle on my inch Butt chisel.
Only to find that this tool puts a skew into the blade, so much so, that I ended up
having to off set the chisel in its clamp to get the thing grinding square.
This is NOT what I expected from a company like Veritas, and the price tag
that come with the tool, I feel that I could have do a better job of putting an
edge on my chisels if I had done the job fee hand!!!!
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Luksia Artesan

1 February 2018

Skewed edge is a result a faulty product

I noticed a skewed plane blade edge produced by the new MkII jig. I returned the product and we tested another brand new unit with the shop keeper. The result with this unit was also a skewed blade edge. Then, we tested a demo unit which was available in the shop, and using this older MkII device produced a proper square edge. We measured the squarness of registration jigs relatively to jig body ,and it seemed to be ok. However, squarness of roller long edge relative to registration jig edge was not in those products, which produced a unsquare edge.
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M Popovic

4 February 2017

Hit & Miss

I agree with A Mcinnes. The blade registration jig is out of square, leaving consistantly out of square plane blades. The registration jig also wobbles up and down no matter how tight you do up the knurled knob. So does one set the blade wobble up or wobble down? Who knows. Either way renders the preset protrusion settings and therefore angles rather arbritary and makes exact repeatable honing impossible. You simply end up with half a dozen micropically different bevels across your tool, some of which are square and some which aren't. I find the camber attachment works okay. Forget chisels. They skew unless you buy the additional chisel holder. But at that price you're better off with a Kell no 3, which I have and works great. In retrospect I wish I hadn't bought the Veritas but I'll keep it as I also bought the skew guide for skew chisels and couldn't and still can't think of a better way of doing skews. I think I'd have got better results with plane irons with an Eclipse knock off like Axminster's but I'm not spending any more money on guides. So I'll have to settle to fettle or work out the angles myself and make a setting block to ensure squareness which was the whole point of buying this jig.

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