Hand plane blade sharpening

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Hand plane blade sharpening

Postby thinkpositive » Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:46 am

Hello
I have several questions on different topics but the one i really want to have answered is , Whats the cheapest and best way to sharpen a plane blade with minimal cash outlay on special tools . I have tried emery paper on a glass surface but after a while the paper tears up . I i have to go for sharpening stones what are your recommendations please bearing in mind the all important cost !!!.

Many thanks

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Re: Hand plane blade sharpening

Postby woodsmith » Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:49 am

Diamond stones are very cheap now and will last a long time. I bought a Trend one from my local tool shop for £10 a couple of weeks ago which does a brilliant job.
Keith


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