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DMT Grit Size Chart

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Sharpcarvchisels

Learn how to sharpen carving chisels

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Synthetic waterstones are more consistent in sizing and quality than are natural stones, and are more readily available at more moderate cost.

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Oil stones generally are a little less finicky in use than are waterstones, though the mess tends to be harder to clean up.

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Keep your tools sharp, and you will see a positive difference in your work.

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Veneersaw

Don't throw away that old blade, however; it can be used to convert a veneer saw to a ripsaw.

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Rulethumb

Sharpness is next to godliness ... at least for a woodworker

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Benchstones

For fine edges, use the right type and shape of bench stones when sharpening your tools.

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Gettingedge

Getting an edge on waterstones

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Use a 6 inch drain pipe to aid in sharping gouges

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