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Re: The A2 Steel Debate Going on Elsewhere

TomD
It can be an apples and oranges thing. Are we talking Japanese blades, on matched stone, that are properly sharpened. That is a whole other thing compared to western tools, and stones. But my point is mainly that the modern day serious amateur user, not only doesn't put in a 12 hour day, but he buys so many new tools that he will never use them up due to volume. I make no apology for that because back in the 70s the tools on offer were terrible, and in Canada the second hand market is/was pretty useless. I read books by Dunbar on the wonders of old tools, but saw only few of them. So one upgraded as one went along. More recently in addition to that a lot of people, including myself, also make our own tools. So there goes another layer on top of everything else.

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That post was what I truly appreciate about David
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