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Loren

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#1 posted 725 days ago

No. You don’t need it but it makes polishing the steel adjacent
to the edge easier for people who are learning.

I usually hollow grind chisels and plane irons and then hone
as with a flat grind with the high spots touching the stone.

I freehand it. I have jigs but learned to do it without.

Depending on my mood I might lean-in a bit and add a tiny
micro-bevel. The effect is of polishing the whole bevel
but there appears to be a rounding at the edge where
the polish is perfect and further back it is not perfect.

I might ask (in order to better advise you) what sharpening
gear do you have?

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