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bbasiaga

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#1 posted 07-19-2017 04:20 PM



Atoma diamond stones work well for me.

Then I like to use water stones and stropping to get a sharp edge.

Like bbasiaga states “Sharpening is hard, at least until you get the trick of it.”

For me that meant using a sharpening jig:

https://vsctools.com/shop/ultimate-sharpening-jig/

- waho6o9

Me too. I use the LV jig, and I also have a cheapie jig that works pretty well still. I just got a Japanese style chisel that is tapered in every direction and I can’t get it to sit well in any of the jigs….I’m going to have to figure out how to hand sharpen it. :o

Brian

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


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