It’s that time of year when we resolve to improve in some aspect of our lives during the coming year. Sadly, few of those New Year’s resolutions last very long. Instead of resolutions, I’d like to offer some simple things you can do immediately to improve productivity in your shop.
Scott Phillips demonstrates sharpening with diamond stones from Woodcraft.
Learn hand tool sharpening (specifically hand plane blades) from a master woodworking instructor, Rob Cosman.
Most turning tool gouges are sharpened on a grinder either free hand or with the aid of a "crutch" which makes it easier but not easy.