Hand Tools

Subject:
Abrasives and angles

David Weaver
All done on the ward iron to determine if follow up on longer wearing irons is necessary.

- 35 degrees, 1 micron diamond - 667 feet
- 35 degrees, 5 micron diamond - 410 feet
- 35 degrees, Dan's black Arkansas- 561 feet
- 30 degrees, 1 micron diamond - 612 feet

The feel of the 1 micron edge is superior. I'm not sure I see or feel any reason to perform this test with other irons

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