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Forum topic by sandhill posted 01-25-2011 05:10 AM 860 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-25-2011 05:10 AM

I came by a set of 15 carving chisels about 10 years ago and never did anything with them so they have picked up some rust but seem to be somewhat in tact but a bit on the dull side, some are a little raged on the cutting edge. My question is how on earth do you sharpen them? I am at a loss because of the shape of the cutting edges being at different radius’s and scoops. Should I regrind the back? They seem to have more of a convex contour as opposed to concave as on a flat chisel. So who has experience in sharpening these? I can add some close up photos if it would help.

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#2 posted 01-25-2011 06:37 PM

Well there it is, Thanks Lew, I don’t know why those sites did not come up when I did a search.

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