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Name Rikon Grinder/Sharpener
Zone Wood Shop

Owner i3Detroit
Make Model Rikon 80-805
Part Number S/N 2205171040174
Date Acquired 2022/09/23
Storage Location Woodshop
Authorization Required Yes
Status Running
Value $400

Other References


Grinder motor with 2 CBN (Cubic Boron Nitride) wheels (180 grit and 360 grit). CBN is a man-made crystalline material which is one of the hardest materials in the world. It is just slightly below Diamond on the hardness scale. CBN wheels outperform common stone wheels in many ways.

Features: Don't require dressing to clean or true them. Don't get smaller over time. Less heat buildup on tools so risk of losing temper is reduced.


Sharpening high speed steel (HSS) woodworking tools only. No Exceptions! Do not grind or sharpen mild steel. It will clog the wheels.

The other grinder with aluminum oxide wheels is still available for mild steel or other sharpening needs.


Various jigs are available to sharpen a variety of tools. Training is required to know which jigs to use and how to use them.

Maintenance Info



Authorized Users and Trainers

Trainer Name Certified Date
Frank Aloia 2022/11/22
Tim Clayton 2022/11/22
User Name Authorized By Date of Most Recent Training
Drew Sigler Frank Aloia 12/30/2023

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