The Perfect Edge: The Ultimate Guide to Sharpening for

The Perfect Edge: The Ultimate Guide to Sharpening for Woodworkers For how much this book is recommended, I found it underwhelming It does exhaustively tell you everything you need to know about sharpening any kind of tool, but once you ve read the first few chapters, you should be able to figure it out anyways. Sharp Tools Work Better If you ve never experienced the pleasure of using a really sharp tool, you re missing one of the real pleasures of woodworking In The Perfect Edge, the mystery of the elusive sharp edge is solved by long time sharpening expert and tool maker Ron Hock You ll soon find how easy and safe hand tools are to useThis book covers all the different sharpening methods so you can either improve your sharpening techniques using your existing set up, or determine which one will best suit you needs and budget Ron shows you the tricks and offers expert advice to sharpen all your woodworking tools, plus a few around the house tools that also deserve a perfect edge Initially somewhat hard to follow I d like to understand all.But at least I can say I learned quite a bit and now manage to sharpen the basic tools Thanks also to this book. An authoritative guide to sharpening woodworking machines and tools Good to read and a good reference. Wonderful resource for the woodshop Friday Finished reading this book.Saturday Used a trick I extrapolated from it to grind an old chisel back to life.Today Gonna have it open to consult while bringing some gouges back up to snuff.In the future Rererereread.Definitely check out this book if you even have only one or two questions lingering about sharpening technique The pictures are really illustrative, the descriptions are clear and full, and it has a few incisive puns Even the long section on steel science is heartening be Friday Finished reading this book.Saturday Used a trick I extrapolated from it to grind an old chisel back to life.Today Gonna have it open to consult while bringing some gouges back up to snuff.In the future Rererereread.Definitely check out this book if you even have only one or two questions lingering about sharpening technique The pictures are really illustrative, the descriptions are clear and full, and it has a few incisive puns Even the long section on steel science is heartening because it makes me think Hock s not just a guy hawking shaped tool steel but a full on sharpening geek who cares about all edged tools everywhere being sharp which is someone I m gonna gonna listen to Covers pretty much everything planes, knives, saws, chisels, chainsaws etc Has a really fascinating and in depth chapter on steel, including the characteristics and rationale for different alloys and the various heat treating regimens I could have wished for a littledetail in some of the sharpening chapters for example,depth of information about different bevel angles but that s just a nit. This is an excellent work on sharpening There is even some tool restoration included This is a book for any woodworker to have on the shelf The chapters on metallurgy and how blades cut are worth it alone. A Fantastic introduction into metals an tools Ron Hock is a renowned blade maker He shares his experience in metallurgy. A great reference book for sharpening all types of woodworking tools.


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