Make your grinder more effective for tool sharpening with the Veritas Grinder Tool Rest and add on the Veritas Chisel and Plane Iron Jig to make sharpening even more easy and repeatable. Justin Moon walks through the setup and use of these extremely helpful tools in this short video.
Click here to find out more information about the Veritas Grinder Tool Rest available at Highland Woodworking.
Seems like you need a fairly long iron for this to be useful. Short blades like a spokeshave would be difficult.
I formulated an actual straight forward drive sander as a result
of a vintage electric utility motor and 2×4’s.