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I have tried this before, inspired by Japanese plane wood shaving enthusiasts.
Some of them report this superior than fully polished blade in that...
You mean Edge Pro inc?
That has not crossed my mind.
But, it would be helpful to get inputs and tips from them regarding the common...
It looks nice but exactly like James brand Country.....
Maybe they OEMed it?
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Such an honor.
I will try my best to keep this thread up-to-date and concise.
Here is a pdf version.
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Few sharpening angle tips
Keeping the sharpening angle is extremely important.
As mentioned in the previous post, stones with different...
Mine was due to a very coarse and friable abrasive.
Loose grits got in between the stone and the blade and made the scratches.
It doesn't happen...
For Hapstone, Edge Pro type of systems, the sharpening angle depends on the knife position, stone thickness, and the primary bevel angle of the...
If you keep grinding with it, yes eventually.
But it will take a long time.
What I get is an edge like below.
You may be able to see...
Yeah, it would be a much much better EDC knife, if it is thinner at the stock and behind the edge right from the factory.
I've got yet another modern slip joint knife from Heinnie Haynes!
Note that this blade has been hand-sanded by me and is not...
I use #150 only for most of my sharpening with DMT EEF for edge refining/microbeveling.
It streamlines sharpening and works great for high...
Another hand sanding to reduce the thickness.
It cuts much much better now.
It is not very accurate.
Particularly, if you use a coarse stone like #120, the stone scratches Sharpie near the edge at a shallower angle than...
I am always fascinated at the cutting edge.
Seriously, when I realized how sharp a knife can be, I was hooked.
I don't know why.
Maybe because I...