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Posted on sharpening blades for bevel-up planes & the ruler trick

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#1 posted 09-26-2011 03:17 AM

You place a ruler on the sharpening the stone when flattening the back. It puts a slight back bevel on the blade, but speeds up the flattening process. It should only be done with plane blades (not chisels).

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