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    david charlesworth

    There's nothing wrong with A2

    Thread Starter: david charlesworth

    I frequently hear that A2 is difficult to sharpen with a wire edge which hangs on. My sharpening method is very simple. Get a small wire edge at 30 or 33 degrees . An Eclipse honing guide is used, with an 800 grit man made Waterstone. The angle is then raised by about 2-3 degrees Now 4...

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    ken hatch

    Bevels

    Thread Starter: ken hatch

    I asked this question on another thread. What's with the multiple bevels, over the last couple or three weeks I keep seeing mention of primary, secondary, and even tertiary bevels. Most of the time Rob Cosman is also given credit as in "sharpened as Rob Cosman does". Why? Is it a honing guide...

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    Bert Kemp

    Camera Question

    Thread Starter: Bert Kemp

    First of all I know nothing about DSLR's but have a love for photography. Always had Digital point and shoots, but their limited in what they can do. Anyway long story short a Friend of mine gave me one of his old cameras a Canon 60D the day he gave it to me he took off on a vacation to return who...

    Last Post By: Bert Kemp Yesterday, 8:54 PM Go to last post
    steven c newman

    A Project for July?

    Thread Starter: steven c newman

    Well....I did have a stack or two of scraps... And a couple of Pine boards sitting around, doing nothing constructive And a couple handy panels of plywood.... That needed a job. Sorted through the Ash scraps....had 11 pieces, tossed out 2...They needed squared up, so they were all about...

    Last Post By: steven c newman Yesterday, 3:34 PM Go to last post
    Derek Cohen

    Marking knives for joinery

    Thread Starter: Derek Cohen

    These are some the knives I have collected over the years and use for laying out joinery. Obviously not all at the same time :) Three popular knives - these ones get a lot of use. From the top down ... Swann-Morton fixed blade, Stanley swivel blade, and a Swann-Morton craft knife which was my...

    Last Post By: Kevin Groenke Today, 12:56 PM Go to last post
    Phillip Mitchell

    Pocket hole jig recommendations for production trim

    Thread Starter: Phillip Mitchell

    I have a portion of a job coming up in the next handful of weeks where Iím planning to preassemble about 30 windows (+ dozens of doors) worth of casing trim and am considering pocket screws on the back side of the casing where the leg and head / bottom casing joint comes together. This trim will...

    Last Post By: Jared Sankovich Yesterday, 5:34 PM Go to last post