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

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Blog entry by MyChipCarving posted 1034 days ago 2903 reads 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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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WayneC

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#1 posted 1034 days ago

Thanks for the info Marty.

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#2 posted 1024 days ago

How frequently do you resharpen your knife while carving?

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#3 posted 1024 days ago

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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