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How To Sharpen Woodcarving Tools
How To Sharpen Woodcarving Tools
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If you ask any beginning carver, sharpening is probably the most difficult part of carving. Sharpening is also one of the most critical skills to master. If your tools aren't sharp, they just won't cut properly.

With the wide variety of tools available to the carver, sharpening is more than just one skill. This book does a good job of explaining how to sharpen a variety of carving tools. It also explains what products you'll need to sharpen your tools effectively. Only 58 pages full of photos and illustrations, yet it is thorough without being overly heavy on theory.

Written by Skylar Johnson. Published by Alpine View Publishing.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • What is Sharp? What is Dull?
  • Products for Sharpening
  • Sharpening with Stones
  • Troubleshooting a Tool
  • Before we Begin. Q&A
  • Angles
  • The Knife
  • Sharpening the Knife with a Stone
  • The Chisel & Skew
  • The V-Tool
  • Sharpening the V-Tool with a Stone
  • The Gouge
  • Sharpening a Gouge with a Stone
  • Stropping your Carving Knife
  • Stropping your other Tools
  • The Slip Strop
  • Checking your Tool for Sharpness
  • Sharpening with Power
  • Rotary Sharpening Wheels
  • Powersharpening the Knife
  • Powersharpening the Gouge
  • Powersharpening the V-Tool
  • Broken Tools
Received my Sharpening System today,(Norton IM83) and I've got to tell you that I am excited about using this product. I've been in the meat cutting business for 45 years, and as you can imagine, I've used allot of different types and styles of sharpening equipment. I have had 3 Norton Multi-Oil Stone units in my lifetime, and then I see this IM83 and I think that this is what I need to carry with me when and wherever I go. I just LOVE this little box full of expertise equipment to keep me sharp and at a razors edge. Thank you for the service, it was fast and easy, and I received it within 3 days of ordering. I know knives and how they work, and I can't wait to start putting that edge on my "other" knives I own.
Karl L, Omaha, NE

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