Monthly Archives: February 2010

A Portable Sharpening Station

After my post about Tom Fidgen’s dedicated sharpening station, I saw Rob’s portable sharpening station at his Evenfall Woodworking site. While I believe every shop should have a dedicate sharpening station, some are too small and must timeshare precious surface … Continue reading

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Matte Surface Mystery Part 2

Abraham Anapolsky, one of the metallurgical collaborators that vetted the steel chapter in my book volunteered to shoot some scanning electron microscope (SEM) images of blades that Konrad Sauer sharpened with his 15,000-grit Shapton waterstone and his ultra-fine natural Japanese … Continue reading

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