Posts Tagged ‘Knife’

Updated Bench Knife Sharpening

To read more about the woodworker’s knife on our Common Woodworking site, click here. I like to keep you up to date on developments where I might change my point of view on things through time and testing. A simple tool I ave come to rely on more on more, especially at the bench, is my…

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Sharpening knives on YouTube

To read more about the woodworker’s knife on our Common Woodworking site, click here. Here is another free video on YT for you to catch up on sharpening your own knives quickly and simply. You can use what’s suggested in the video or you can use fingernail files (the longer ones) that work just as well.…

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Another Knife I Like

To read more about the woodworker’s knife on our Common Woodworking site, click here. This blog is not saying this knife is better than my Stanley 0-10-0598. It is most likely I will never turn loose of mine now as I love it. Someone wrote to me and pointed out the blades of the Swann Morton knife…

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My Knife is Unique!

To read more about the woodworker’s knife on our Common Woodworking site, click here. There are probably hundreds of different knives around made, intended or adapted for working wood with and I have made a couple of dozen through the decades that worked just fine. Some of you have noticed that my Stanley Folding Pocket Knife…

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More Sharpening Knife Notes

To read more about the woodworker’s knife on our Common Woodworking site, click here. From pocket knives to kitchen knives and just about any knife you care to name, a simple method to use is a piece of 3/4” piece of wood on the benchtop and an EZE-Lap diamond paddle. By placing the knife on the…

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Upcycle For a Good Layout Knife

To read more about the woodworker’s knife on our Common Woodworking site, click here. I am not the first to do this and I will not be the last Perhaps it is to our shame, but consumerism has rendered good knives like this to become obsolete by fashion on the one hand and an inability for…

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Sharpening the Stanley folding knife + more news

To read more about the woodworker’s knife on our Common Woodworking site, click here. Here’s how I now sharpen the blade of the folding knife I use in my daily work. I am something of a fanatic about sharpness and this method works with all thin-bladed knives that have straight edges like these. You can change…

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More about your JOINERY knife

To read more about the woodworker’s knife on our Common Woodworking site, click here. More on your knife. Left handed knife I hear often of left and right handed knives and how they aid vertical cutting in woodworking. In general that’s not altogether true. It’s a rare phenomenon that one person can use both hands with…

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More about your knife

To read more about the woodworker’s knife on our Common Woodworking site, click here. There is more value to a knife than cutting Sellotaped boxes It’s obvious from the emails that not everyone owns a specific joinery knife and is pleasantly surprised at the results in situations they have not seen before. Many obviously do not know that a knife…

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