sharpening techinques





2/19/2012
We use available time in the winter to preform routine maintenance on appliances and tools.
3/25/2011
Here’s a method to quickly put a razor-sharp edge on chisels, planes, knives and carving tools. This sharpening technique is based on electric-powered buffing wheels that polish tools to a keen edge. The hardware is simple and quiet. A small electric motor spins a hard felt buffing wheel that’s covered with a fine, waxy abrasive. Use a softer, cloth wheel for concave surfaces on carving gouges.
12/24/2011
Diamond sharpening stones make the work of sharpening chisels, plane blades and other edge tools go quickly and easily.
12/30/2011
Working with a sawyer to cut custom lumber for your projects can be a great experience. Here are a few tips to make it even better.
10/31/2011
Learn how to sharpen your chainsaw properly with a file and guide
3/30/2011
Carbide saw blades last a long time and typically perform very well. Learn about two ways to keep them sharp and effective.
2/15/2012
Summing up the past week with a few highlights that help to illustrate how we've been getting along in the ending days of the 2012 winter season.




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