Ruler Trick for Scrapers

Chris Schwarz posted a nifty trick for prepping scrapers that I thought I’d point you to in case you didn’t see it. He grips the scraper blade with the ruler, sliding both along the stone, rather than sliding the blade over the ruler. And he uses a block of wood to distribute down-force over the edge of the scraper for uniform honing. Both good ideas!

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Owner of HOCK TOOLS (.com) and author of "The Perfect Edge, the Ultimate Guide to Sharpening for Woodworkers"
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One Response to Ruler Trick for Scrapers

  1. mdafran says:

    Prepping scrapers with a sleek approach.I think this is cool. Nice trick when the preassure is put on the wood block..

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