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Chip Carving a Plate #3: Knife Preparation - Sharpening!

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Blog entry by MyChipCarving posted 09-21-2011 09:55 PM 3039 reads 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Pattern Transfer Part 3 of Chip Carving a Plate series Part 4: Carving the Rosette »

Watch this video to see how to properly sharpen your chip carving knife.
Don’t skip this step!

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-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996



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#1 posted 09-22-2011 08:01 AM

Thanks for the info Marty.

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#2 posted 10-02-2011 07:04 PM

How frequently do you resharpen your knife while carving?

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#3 posted 10-02-2011 07:29 PM

How frequently do you resharpen your knife while carving?

Once your knife is sharp, you’ll only need to freshen up the blade on the white ceramic or with your leather strop after quite a few hours of carving. On the plate we’re carving you should be able to carve the entire plate w/o any resharpening.

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996

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