Nov 052008
 
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One of the biggest challenges for beginning woodworkers, and for some old-timers as well, is keeping their chisels, plane irons and other cutting tools sharp. Our large in-stock selection of sharpening devices offers a variety of solutions to fit every need, plus over the years we’ve published a number of articles covering a variety of hand tool sharpening techniques. Here are links to a few of them:


A Guide to Sharpening Chisels and Plane Irons


User Review: Work Sharp 3000 Sharpening Machine


Hollow Grinding: Necessity or Relic?


Q & A: Not Ready for Prime Time?


Waterstone Sharpening: Care & Use of Japanese Waterstones


Guide to Sharpening and Using a Woodworker’s Best Friend – The Scraper


Sharpening #80 Cabinet Scrapers


Sharpening Forstner Bits


User’s Guide for the Makita 9820-2 Sharpener


Tormek vs. Jet and Standard Bench Grinders


Using Oil Stones


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