honing spokeshave blade

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Blog entry by harum posted 08-21-2014 04:06 AM 1370 reads 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Found that the honing guide that I use for plane blades and chisels doesn’t work on stokeshave blades. The blade from my Stanley no. 151 is too short to get the required 25° angle. Luckily, I had a short piece of steel flat bar with a hole drilled earlier at the right place. I cut it to make a table saw splitter, but ended up using another piece.

The blade gave nice shavings when I learned what the right blade depth was…

-- "If you're not counting the ripples when throwing pebbles in the water, you're wasting your time."

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#1 posted 08-21-2014 01:00 PM

Good trick. Thanks for sharing.

-- -- Cheers, Don K. (Michgan's Kewenaw peninsula)

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#2 posted 08-21-2014 03:00 PM

Genius at work.

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