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Posted on Sharpening Plane Irons Freehand

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#1 posted 05-08-2007 05:39 AM

A couple of things about the video. They are starting with a high quality blade, that has a very flat back to start with. The person in the video also has lots of skill.

They established a hollow grind, then created a micro bevel using a diamond stone, then finished up using an oil stone.

I use a honeing guide. A bit more accurate if you do not do it every day. Do you using a honing guide?

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