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Forum topic by LYBeaulieu posted 04-13-2014 12:18 AM 792 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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LYBeaulieu

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04-13-2014 12:18 AM

Topic tags/keywords: water stones ceramic stones sharpening

I’m having a lot of trouble using my 13000x ceramic water stone to polish the back side of my plane iron. As I pass the blade on my stone I get this suction effect that makes it really hard to move the blade. I’m using lots of water but that doesn’t seem to help. I have a nagura stone however I’m not sure what I’m supposed to do with it. Any help/advice would be greatly appreciated.


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#1 posted 04-13-2014 03:23 AM

What would happen if you used much less water?

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#2 posted 04-13-2014 04:00 AM

Put some water on your stone and rub the Nagura stone
on top of it. This will create a slurry when you hone and or
polish your chisels, blades, etc.

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#3 posted 04-13-2014 04:21 AM

here is what lee valley says, only a few minutes soaking. http://www.leevalley.com/US/wood/page.aspx?p=67089&cat=1,43072,67175

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