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#1 posted 10-28-2012 01:44 AM

Read up on ” scary sharp”. You can Google it and there will be about a gazillion references along with videos on You Tube.

If I were starting fresh I would get a set of Narex Chisels from Lee Valley tools along with their sharpening jig and then study some of the reference material out there.

DO NOT take to a grinder with a new chisel. Unless you are extremely careful and have a proper brown or white wheel on you grinder you will overheat the chisel and ruin its temper. Besides, the only reason to ever touch a grinder with a chisel would be if you dropped it and chipped the edge or something similar.

-- Michael :-{| “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.” ― A H


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