Old-Timey Woodworking #6: Learn to sharpen card scrapers like a pro- You'll be glad you did!

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Blog entry by StumpyNubs posted 05-30-2016 10:28 PM 1419 reads 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 5: Build a Roubo Workbench from construction lumber- and learn to use it! Part 6 of Old-Timey Woodworking series Part 7: Quit sanding! Use these card scraper techniques instead! »

Once you learn to properly sharpen a card scraper, you’ll wonder how you ever got along without them. This video is full of tips and techniques to guide you on along the way. ALSO- look for part two, which will cover scraping techniques, in the June issue of Stumpy Nubs Woodworking Journal.

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#1 posted 05-30-2016 10:34 PM

You should check out my sharpening jig. Easy and cheap, just like yours truly.

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#2 posted 05-30-2016 10:47 PM

Yes, I built something very similar (in principal) years ago in an early episode of Blue Collar Woodworking. But I find that I prefer to hold the burnisher free-hand.

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#3 posted 05-31-2016 02:35 AM

Thanks, that was a very informative video. It’s something I may need to do in the near future.

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#4 posted 05-31-2016 12:02 PM

Gr8 stuff Stumps

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 06-01-2016 04:27 PM

Very well done. 5 star demonstration

-- Desert_Woodworker

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