Shop Skills Sharp Tools Make Woodworking Easier One Of The Easiest And Quickest Ways To Do The Job Is With Diamond Stones
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Make Sharpening Easier with Diamond Stones Photos by Rob Brown There are a number of different techniques for sharpening and honing your cutting tools: sandpaper, oil stones, natural water stones, synthetic water stones, ceramic stones, diamond stones, diamond paste, honing compounds, dry power sharpeners, wet power sharpeners, bench grinders, and belt grinders.
Many woodworkers combine several techniques into their edge tool maintenance regime.It's no wonder that the myriad sharpening options can be so intimidating to novice woodworkers.In this article I outline a simple, easy-to-use system that provides consistently excellent results.
What's in a name?Novice woodworkers are often baffled by the difference between sharpening and honing.Essentially, they are two sides of the same coin.Sharpening is what we do to remove nicks or chips from a cutting edge, to re-establish the original bevel angle, or to change the bevel angle.
If you need to restore an edge or change a bevel angle, it's much quicker to use a powered sharpener as they remove material quicker.However, to remove small nicks and scratches you can go straight to a bench stone, starting with a coarse grit (in the 45 micron range) and finishing with a finer grit (in the 25 to 15...