No Tech Sharpening With Sandpaper
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REAL SHARP, REAL FAST FOR UNDER $50.If you want to get an animated discussion going within a group of woodworkers, just mention sharpening.Everyone has his or her own answer for getting the best edge in the least amount of time.
The price range for sharpening equipment is huge.At the low end of the cost scale is hand sharpening.All you need are a couple water stones and you're good to go.Hand sharpening is a wonderful skill to have but, like any skill, it takes time and practice to develop.
That leaves many woodworkers frustrated and looking for a product that will give them consistent results without the learning curve.The array of sharpening jigs and machines found in woodworking catalogs testifies to that demand.
Cost for these sharpening aids can range from a few dollars for a simple jig to hundreds of dollars for a powered machine.Photo 1.My sharpening system consists of a piece of plate glass, strips of self-stick (PSA) sand paper, and inexpensive commercial honing guide and a simple wood sled.
Shims are used to create micro-bevels.Two optional strips of coarse grit in back are used for lapping the backs of chisels and plane...