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The rest of the story
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my experience ()

Warren in Lancaster, PA
End of story?

Am I reading this right? For over a decade you have promoted innovations in sharpening and steels. Remember cpm 3v? Remember loose diamond sharpening? Remember pm v11? All these game changers. You have constantly belittled the efforts of those who use traditional methods.

In 2011 you told me I needed tougher chisels because of some imaginary problem which I have not had.

Now this:
I have made something on the order of 100 dovetailed drawers the past few years and suffered chisel dulling by deformation on them all.

What? All these innovations and you were still unable to perform routine work without damaging an edge?

I cannot diagnose a problem from 500 miles away, but something is very wrong here.

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