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How to Sharpen Card Scrapers

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Blog entry by GarageWoodworks posted 755 days ago 3909 reads 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sharpen your card scrapers lickety-split with a chunk of scrap wood, a couple water stones and a burnisher.

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Stormy

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#1 posted 755 days ago

Cool video. Thanks for the tips.

-- Stormy: Sometimes the wood just tells you what it wants to be.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#2 posted 755 days ago

Nice vid, thanks!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 755 days ago

Thank you.

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#4 posted 755 days ago

Good to see you back.

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GarageWoodworks

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#5 posted 755 days ago

Thanks JJohnston!

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gfadvm

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#6 posted 755 days ago

Well done video and those were some impressive shavings!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#7 posted 755 days ago

Super video, very informative and helpful.

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ArtistryinWood

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#8 posted 755 days ago

Well done.

Good to see you back Brian.

-- It seem's to me i could live my life, a lot better than i think i am. Andrew, Midland, Ont.

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HalDougherty

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#9 posted 755 days ago

Great video and a simple jig that I’ll make tomorrow and give your sharpening technique a try. I’ve been doing it freehand and your jig should give more consistent results. Thanks for sharing.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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deeman

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#10 posted 755 days ago

Great jig and video,Welcome back.

-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!

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nobuckle

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#11 posted 754 days ago

That’s one of the most down to earth ways I’ve seen yet. Thanks Brian.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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GarageWoodworks

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#12 posted 754 days ago

Hey – Thanks everyone!

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SteveMI

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#13 posted 754 days ago

So many different ways shown to do this on the web, but this seems to be the most straight forward. I am going to try in first of the week.

Thanks.
Steve.

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hhhopks

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#14 posted 752 days ago

Thanks,
I’ll give it a shot.
I also like the storage idea.

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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#15 posted 752 days ago

You got better shavings with that then i do with my smoothing planes …. thanks for sharing ill definately give it a shot.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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