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Sharpen This - Christopher Schwarz

Sharpen This - Christopher Schwarz, 204794
Sharpen This - Christopher Schwarz, 204794Sharpen This - Christopher Schwarz, 204794Sharpen This - Christopher Schwarz, 204794
Sharpen This - Christopher Schwarz
Highland Item # 204794
Author - Christopher Schwarz

Cover Price : $20.00
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Sharpen This. Author, Christopher Schwarz

If you want to be a better woodworker, you need to learn to sharpen. If you want to be a better sharpener, you need to stop paying so much attention to tertiary bevels and carbide formations in steel and start paying attention to the wood. If the wood is cut cleanly, then your tools are sufficiently sharp. If the wood is torn out and covered in tiny scratches, then you need to sharpen up your tools. And then keep sharpening your tools until you get the desired results

Sharpen This is a 120-page pocket book on how to get great edges, regardless of the sharpening system you choose. It is about what is important: Creating a sharp edge quickly with a minimum amount of equipment. It is not a book about becoming a sharpening expert. It is instead about becoming an expert at sharpening.

Sharpen This covers the entire life cycle of an edge tool, from setting up a new tool, to repairing chipped edges, grinding, honing and polishing. It helps you decode the confusing world of sharpening media by focusing on particle size (in microns) instead of commercial jabber-jock. And, most importantly, it helps you get back to work at the bench as quickly as possible. Because the process of making tools dull is far more enjoyable than making tools sharp.

Sharpen This is a pocket-sized book, (4-1/2" x 6") that is printed on heavy, #80 coated paper. The book is assembled using printed signatures that are sewn together with thread, then glued and reinforced with fiber tape. Then the pages are wrapped in heavy cloth-covered boards. This is a permanent book. Like all Lost Art Press books, Sharpen This is produced and printed entirely in the United States.

Hardback, 120 pages

ISBN: 978-1-954697-11-9

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