Then try it on your own with our help. All you need is a straight edge and some bluing. You probably have the other tools now. Maybe you can rent or borrow the Granite SE the other member used. If you can use the worn out machine use it while you canI have no doubt about the experience and knowledge that Richard would provide, and if this was a machine worth the cost I would go for it. As much as I would love to take on the learning experience from a pro, I can't justify that kind of cost to learn a skill that ultimately is unlikely to produce a significant return with my business model or even be used in the future on a regular basis.