Tag Archive: sharpening

Apr 13

Paul Sellers on crosscut saw sharpening

Paul Sellers is always worth a watch in my book and slowly I’m finding more and more reasons to sign up for his Woodworking Masterclasses. My lack of available space to put anything into practice is the only thing that holds me back. I know once I have watched his …

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Mar 21


I recently purchased a Lie Nielsen Honing Guide. I really love the build quality, but I’m getting a poor result with my sharpening. I’m hoping that by putting this out to the ‘hive mind’ of the internet, someone might be able to help me identify my problem. I’ve checked the jaws of the …

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May 06

Old-school sharpening station

There seems to be no end to the sharpening discussion in the woodworking community. I guess people just have a bit too much time and money on their hands these days, and some decide they need that dovetailed maple and cherry sharpening station in their lives. Me? I find myself more impressed with the guy …

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Dec 15

College course: Day 10

Didn’t get a massive amount done on Friday, although I did grind the iron of a new (old) Stanley No.6, which came out very well. Please imagine the wheel moving for a good half an hour, as I stare into space, with the music of Tony Hart’s ‘gallery’ theme playing along…