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Posted on How sharp do you sharpen your handplanes?

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Andre

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#1 posted 01-31-2017 08:57 PM



When my planes get dull I start with 1200 grit and work up to 6000 grit to get them sharp. I use water stones.

- bondogaposis

Forgot to mention all my blades, planes or Chisels are hollow ground so I can usually put a new edge on many times with either a strop or a few passes on the 8000 stone before needing to sharpen.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.


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