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Posted on Sharpening plane irons with sandpaper - do I need a stone or a file to knock off the corners?

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#1 posted 11-01-2013 02:12 PM

Its real easy to ease the corners on sandpaper. All you need to do is apply heavier pressure on one corner, make X numbers of passes ON THE PULL STROKE ONLY, then do the same for the other corner. It can be done going back and forth, but on sandpaper its much more difficult.

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