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#1 posted 07-19-2017 02:49 PM

Sharpening is hard, at least until you get the trick of it.

I have a dmt 10×4” coarse stone that I use for stuff that needs some aggressive work. I wish I would have gone extra coarse. I went with the 10×4 because it is also great at flattening 8×3 waterstones.

I also have an 8×3 fine dmt stone which I use as the first step in sharpening for normal use. After that I go to an 8k grit Norton waterstone. I actually got the 4k/8k combo, but I rarely use the 4k side.

After that I will strop.

Sharpening supplies.com has pretty good deals from time to time. That is where I got my stuff.

Brian

-- Part of engineering is to know when to put your calculator down and pick up your tools.


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