This is a blog entry that I am using to collect information on sharpening. I will be updating this information periodically as I come across additional information. Please feel free to contribute information if you desire.
The Complete Guide to Sharpening by Leonard Lee – Covers sharpening of tools in general. I own this book.
Taunton's COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED guide to SHARPENING by Thomas Lie-Nielsen – I have looked at this book a number of times and with the others I own felt I did not need it.
Sharpening with Waterstones by Ian Kirby – How to use waterstones. I own this book.
The perfect edge by Ron Hock – new sharpening book by the master blade maker.
Sharpening Woodworking Tools by Leonard Lee – Covers sharpening of tools in general. I own this video.
Hand Tool Techniques Part 1: Plane Sharpening by David Charlesworth – I own this video. It is probably my favorite.
Precision Preparation of Chisels for Accurate Joinery by David Charlesworth – On my wish list.
Hand Planing and Sharpening by Rob Cosman. I own this video
Sharpening Web References
Scary Sharp Wiki – Wiki information on using sandpaper to sharpen.
Getting an Edge with Waterstones, Oilstones, and Sandpaper- Fine Woodworking
Shop-tested Technique: Quick and easy sharpening – Wood Magazine online video showing how to sharpen
Brent's Sharpening Pages – Over 70 pages of detailed sharpening information.
Sharpening Products I own
Wolverine Flat Tool Sharpening & Honing Jig – Jig that can be used with the Wolverine Sharpening system to sharpen plane irons and chisels. I use the Wolverine system to sharpen my lathe tools.
Norton Water Stones – I have 220, 1000, 4000 and 8000 grit Norton water stones
Nagura Stone – Used on the 8000 grit stone to help it cut better.
Veritas® Mk.II Honing Guide – Guide I use to sharpen plane blades and chisels.
Veritas® Camber Roller Assembly for the Mk.II Honing Guide – Used with honing guide to put bevels on smoothing and block plane blades
Wolverine Sharpening System and Accessories – My lathe tool sharpening system. I have the various Jigs. I have not tried the diamond dressing attachment.
Work Sharp System – The web site has a video. Worth watching. I did a review of this tool.
Other Sharpening Products
Pinnacle Honing Guide – This a great looking Honing Guide. Karson owns one and recommends it.
Rockler Scary Sharp System – Glass and sandpaper in various grits
TORMEK Sharpening System 2006 – Ultimate Slow Speed Grinder. Some day I will have one.
JET Slow Speed Wet Sharpener Model 708015 – Jet clone of the TORMEK.
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