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diverlloyd

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#1 posted 09-05-2015 01:48 AM

I use a coarse and fine diamond stone and finish with a Arkansas black stone. That works just fine and most of my projects involve hard white maple I never have to bear down it. They stay sharp for awhile. When I built my work benches I used cull pine lumber. They stayed sharp for both benches and pine planes like butter. You could check out some Paul sellers videos on the subject also. I need to try the stropping with jewlers rouge


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