Getting An Edge
Getting an edge is post about Hand Tools bookmarked by luis with ID 14029850101 was uploaded on 25-01-2019 and has been viewed 356,525 times.
Synopsis: Sharpening techniques that work for one person might not work for another, so Jefferson Kolle trailed three New England woodworkers to get their secrets on honing edges.Drawings and photos show how each expert produces a sharp edge on hand tools.
Scott Schmidt prefers Japanese waterstones and shares his four-stroke method and a cinder-block secret.Garrett Hack favors traditional oilstones and kerosene, and he occasionally uses diamond paste to get a keen edge in hard steel.
Mike Dunbar's so-called 'scary sharp' method involves plate glass and sandpaper, which is portable and fast.Find out which woodworker's favorite wins over the author...