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Success with Sharpening
     

Success with Sharpening

by Ralph Laughton
 

Accessible and jargon-free for even inexperienced woodworkers, and illustrated with 200 color photographs and diagrams, this first in the Success with Woodworking series tackles a fundamental, yet vital for success, woodworking process: tool sharpening. From the reasons why blunt tools ensure poor-quality work to advice on how to achieve the perfect cutting

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Accessible and jargon-free for even inexperienced woodworkers, and illustrated with 200 color photographs and diagrams, this first in the Success with Woodworking series tackles a fundamental, yet vital for success, woodworking process: tool sharpening. From the reasons why blunt tools ensure poor-quality work to advice on how to achieve the perfect cutting edge, this introductory guide makes the theory and mechanics of sharpening easy to understand. It covers sharpening by hand, from oilstones and honing to slips and strops; machine sharpening, including controlling heat buildup and grinding wheels; and how to sharpen specific tools: turning and carving tools, marking devices, scrapers, planer blades, green woodworking tools, and household items. With these hands-on exercises and practical advice, top-quality work is guaranteed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861083296
Publisher:
Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, Limited
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Series:
Success with Woodworking Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

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