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Setting up shop #1: Sharpening station and drafting table

252 days ago by ever4ward | 0 comments »

Unexpectedly, my Norton oil stones arrived today, a day earlier than estimated. So after completing the glue up on my drafting table I set about putting together a sharpening station so I can start the process of getting all of the blades in my shop acceptably sharp and ready for use. Here is a quick pic of the drafting table that will be mounted on a hinge on the wall when I expand my shop: I have decided to utilize the method demonstrated to me by Steve Branam (http://www.closegrain.com) in a private session last week. Preparing the back of the blade by working through 7 grits of paper on plate glass (check out the mirror finish below!) To confirm my technique and the set up ...

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