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Posted on How hard should a drawknife be?

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#1 posted 03-08-2020 10:07 PM

It depends on your file but, most likely. If a file marked it, it would likely be too soft to hold an edge. Just at a guess, I’d say anything you marked with a typical file would be <50-55 Rc. For a blade, you want to be upwards of that around 60 Rc.

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