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Forum topic by MNWOODWORKER posted 08-19-2012 07:26 PM 671 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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MNWOODWORKER

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08-19-2012 07:26 PM

I have always used india oilstones with great results but have now switched to Arkansas stones. My India stones are 2” wide and I wanted wider stones to make sharpening my bigger plane irons easier, my question is for you all that have them is how often you clean them. I use honing oil and the papers that came with the new stones (Soft, Hard, and Surgical Black) say to wash after every use, with my India stones I would wash them every so often and never had an issue. Any thoughts?


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#1 posted 08-19-2012 07:30 PM

After what ya paid for those stones….................Wash ‘em and put ‘em under your pillow at night.
Bill

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