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I have seen some jigs on the internet for giving a knife blank a "grind" or profile. This is the step before the final edge that is used for cutting....
My first step was to gather some scraps of wood. I had oak on hand. I think anything would work as long as it is not warped. Plywood would be fine...
I had some old shelf brackets around. I knew I could use these to brace the jig in its final form. But I needed two pieces of "L" shaped utility ste...
I clamped a small portable vise over the long end of the wooden "T" and over the table top to secure that end of the jig. Next, I screwed my kni...
To use the jig, place a metal file under the rod and on top of the knife. By changing the placement of the rod in the hole, you can change the angl...
I made a knife blank from a circular saw blade. I put a fairly fine edge on the blade with sandpaper sharpening. I don't mind the time it takes. But t...
I started in hole # 2 with the coarse file. Someone asked if I taped the file to the rod. No, I found that placing a hand on each end of the file ...
I moved the rod up to the next hole and kept using the coarse file. In these steps I counted 12 strokes for each level, all the way up to #10. I kept ...
I could tell that it was working well as I repeated the steps with the sandpaper. The blade was nicely reprofiled and ready for and sharpening for ...
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