Hand Tools

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Re: One Minor Difference
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William Duffield
Todd Hughes always recommended using 600 grit sandpaper and not coarser, on a flat block, and only sanding parallel to the front of the saw (where the teeth are). The reason is to emulate the scratch pattern of the original grinding of the saw and to not obliterate any of the etch that might remain under the rust. Of course, 600 can take a lot longer than starting at 220 grit, and won't make the saw function any better, but the etch can be beautiful or at least interesting.

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good point
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