Re: [MedievalSawdust] old school
- Hello the list,
For the really old school, the honing guide in
question (now knocked-out in the far east) was called
"the Eclipse" guide, and made first in England. One
occasionally runs across a sharpening article (cf.
David Charlesworth) which refers to the "Eclipse"
Your trivia for the day.
--- "Brian D." <veggieboy710@...> wrote:
> As for sharpening chisels (and plane irons), i
> myself one of those cheap (~ $10-15) honing guides
> a local woodworking supply store. In the past year
> that i've been using it, it seems to work really
> Rather than using water (or oil) stones as the
> abrasive i've shifted to using sandpaper for
> sharpening. My cheap little honing guide seems to
> really well with the sandpaper. Most of my
> is done using sandpaper.
> It the ol' Galoot circle, it's known as the "Scary
> Sharp System" among other names.....
> The honing guide used in the woodsmith video is very
> similar to the one that i use.
> (Brian D.)
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