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#1 posted 02-18-2018 08:12 PM



Looking at the iron, you should relieve the edges or camber it. Unless you plan on using it to work stock that is smaller than the iron. It’ll leave tracks.

- TheFridge

Is it best to do that before I sharpen it? What is the best approach to giving it a camber: using one of the stones or a little lapping on a high grit sandpaper, something else?

-- Jeff | Louisville, Ky


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