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Re: re: bevel-up
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david weaver
Thanks for providing additional resolution, Wiley. I missed most of the early part of that exchange, and showed up later when Larry pinned a picture of an iron that Konrad Sauer took a picture of. The earlier explanation is pretty simple (the rounding, poor technique).

I'm sure konrad's technique was pretty good, but that doesn't mean that a bevel up iron won't get some marking on it (brent beach's page is a good illustration of how long the wear bevel is). What people don't like to hear is that they can just use a coarser stone to remove that wear and then do a quick polish if they have to ( I never did).

Chasing cosmetics on irons has cost me a lot of time in the past - I quite like my cloudy irons now, and if I had a BU plane still, I wouldn't hesitate to put the wood to the back of it and worry a little bit less about level of polish (that is, of course, to a degree).

The washita has taught me more about sharpening than I'd ever guessed it would (and it makes for pretty jigane, too).

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