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tomo nagura after kitayama

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Sharpening Guide    I use sandpaper to sharpen my chisels. By "sanding" the bevel of the blade flat and smooth, it produces a sharp edge in just a few minutes.    The problem is holding the chisel at a consistent angle as you sharpen. To do this, I clamp the chisel to a simple sharpening guide (see photo).       As you can see in the drawing at the right, the guide starts off as a pair of wedge-shaped support blocks that hold the top at a 25° angle. To square up the chisel (and keep it from…

Sharpening Guide I use sandpaper to sharpen my chisels. By "sanding" the bevel of the blade flat and smooth, it produces a sharp edge in just a few minutes. The problem is holding the chisel at a consistent angle as you sharpen. To do this, I clamp the chisel to a simple sharpening guide (see photo). As you can see in the drawing at the right, the guide starts off as a pair of wedge-shaped support blocks that hold the top at a 25° angle. To square up the chisel (and keep it from…

Sharpening Wood Carving Tools - Sharpening Tips, Jigs and Techniques | WoodArchivist.com

Sharpening Wood Carving Tools - Sharpening Tips, Jigs and Techniques | WoodArchivist.com

Knife Angle chart - Every type of knife blade has its own bevel angle. Paring and filleting knives that have to slice through delicate flesh, such as tomatoes or raw fish, have shallow bevels just 5 to 10 degrees. Their edges are very sharp but easily blunted. A camping knife or pocket knife should have a bevel of 10 to 15 degrees; its edge is less keen but will stay sharp longer. Cleavers and chopping knives that have to cut through bone have an even steeper bevel, usually between 15 and 25…

Knife Angle chart - Every type of knife blade has its own bevel angle. Paring and filleting knives that have to slice through delicate flesh, such as tomatoes or raw fish, have shallow bevels just 5 to 10 degrees. Their edges are very sharp but easily blunted. A camping knife or pocket knife should have a bevel of 10 to 15 degrees; its edge is less keen but will stay sharp longer. Cleavers and chopping knives that have to cut through bone have an even steeper bevel, usually between 15 and 25…

DIY Honing Board - Sharpening Wood Carving Tools - Sharpening Tips, Jigs and Techniques | WoodArchivist.com

DIY Honing Board - Sharpening Wood Carving Tools - Sharpening Tips, Jigs and Techniques | WoodArchivist.com

YOSHIHIRO Premium Toishi Sharpening Stone Whetstone

YOSHIHIRO Premium Toishi Sharpening Stone Whetstone

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New Angles on Tool Sharpening - Sharpening Tips, Jigs and Techniques | WoodArchivist.com

New Angles on Tool Sharpening - Sharpening Tips, Jigs and Techniques | WoodArchivist.com

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