Can the motor or grinding wheel be stalled?
With excessive pressure yes, but see above. Also, ensure the grinding wheel is properly secured on the shaft, but do not over-tighten. Perhaps the addition of a locking nut or spring washer might be a good basic upgrade to ensure the wheel stays secured? I’ll try this one day soon. Q: Is there a steep learning curve to using the sharpener? A: No. In fact, this is probably the easiest way to sharpen a tool to a mirror finish I have come across, and it’s generally faster than most other manual sharpening methods. Conclusion Wet grinders such as the Triton T8SH are really a great way to sharpen woodworking tools. My plane blades and chisels are now all ultra sharp and are a pleasure to work with. Going by responses from others, it seems other cutting tools are also as easily sharpened given the user has the appropriate jigs to do so. Some of these jigs are quite expensive however, so even if you spend the AUD$199 for the Triton Sharpener, expect to spend up to double this much again for a