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This book will guide the reader through the principles and practice of sharpening. It explains edge geometry, how to look at the edge and decide the sharpening technique a specific tool will require.
It talks about abrasives for sharpening including both hand powered and machine driven tools.
There are detailed instructions for many many types of edge tools and much more.
14…An Introduction to Sharpening
18…What is Sharp?
28…How Tools Cut
50…Observing the Edge
94…Hands On: How to Sharpen
130..Chisels and Gouges
166..Axes, Adzes and Splitting Tools
180..Drawknives and Spokeshaves
192..Billhooks, Scythes and Sickles
218..Cabinet Scrapers and Scraper Planes
250..Shears, Scissors and Loppers
288..Peripheral Cutting Tools
296..Other Craft Tools
310..Jigs and Guides
A4 portrait format
981 colour photos and illustrations
*please note that orders containing Sharp will be held until the book is ready for shipping.