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My current sharpening setup

06-04-2017 06:19 AM by bobasaurus | 6 comments »

I’ve been using hand tools for long enough that I’ve tried a number of different sharpening systems. My sharpening equipment has included oil stones, diamond stones, waterstones, sandpaper, strops, paper wheels, diamond lapping films and more. I thought I’d share the system I’ve settled on. I know there are thousands of sharpening posts and nobody will fully agree, but I’m pretty happy with this one. For years I was a freehand sharpener, but frustration with holding blades straight and avoiding bevels creeping steeper and steeper has led me back to using a honing guide. I’m currently using the “Veritas Sharpening System”, which is the...

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