How To Sharpen A Chisel
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Chisels are among the most versatile woodworking hand tools you can own.According to The Family Handyman, they're perfect for shaving rough edges, scraping off crusted glue, cutting mortises, and so much more.
The catch is that your chisel must be sharp.Using a dull or dinged up chisel makes an otherwise simple project a difficult, time consuming, and possibly dangerous one.Luckily, sharpening a chisel is a straightforward task.
Read our guide to learn everything you need to properly prepare your chisel for your next project.Here's exactly how to sharpen a chisel to a razor-sharp edge.What You'll Need: There are a lot of different ways to sharpen a chisel.
Although the most efficient is likely with diamond fret levelers, it's also the most expensive.Those that work with wood frequently, and thus must sharpen their chisels on a regular basis, will benefit from investing in diamond fret levelers.
Most home DIYers, on the other hand, are better off using the inexpensive sandpaper method described below.Here's what you'll need: Sandpaper (80-grit, 150-grit, and 220-grit)¼ inch Thick Sheet of Glass (a glass shelf works)Low-Tack Spray AdhesiveHoning GuideAccess to Running Water For chisels in extra rough condition that require a little pre-preparation, you'll need the following extra tools: Belt Grinder Step I: Prepare...