Place your skis or snowboard in a set of vises and use a stainless steel or aluminum mill file to achieve a super sharp edge.
Be careful not to over-sharpen with the mill file because edges have a finite life span and you'll be using your boards for a few years.
Participants are invited to bring their favorite tool and a mill file
for some hands-on practice.
Once you've completed the routing, further ease the edge with a fine mill file
with light strokes.
Using a mill file
this way will quickly cut and leave a very smooth finish.
The instruction manual does state that some minor fitting of parts may be necessary This can be done with a stone or a mill file
or if you prefer by a gunsmith.
I started with a twelve inch flat smooth cut mill file
and finished with a ten inch second cut mill file
A Grinding Wheel, a Mill File
and a Sharpening Stone
Take a standard 6-inch mill file
. You can buy it fairly cheaply by today's standards.
Correcting the problem calls for elongating the screw hole in the bridge with a rattail file, and using a mill file
to break the leading edge of the bridge at 45 degrees.
A properly equipped start-up shop should have the necessary vise, grinder, drill press, 50 assorted files with the 6" and 8" single-cut mill files
the most used, a vertical mill and at least a 10" lathe.