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Sharpening an Ibex Concave Finger Plane??
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CrowDuck

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Anyone have any info/tips regarding howto sharpen those tiny curved Ibex finger plane blades?

Feb 18, 10 | 11:06 am
Freeman

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Google "scary sharp". I use that method for all my planes and chisels.

Feb 18, 10 | 1:36 pm
don m

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There are 2 methods that I've used. The 1st is to take the plane set to a deeper cut than normal, & scoop out a piece of hardwood. After that, line with sandpaper of your choice, remove blade, & hone on that. The other that I use now, is to just free-hand hone it on oilstones (I tend to gouge waterstones this way), just following the contour on each stroke. I sounds more daunting than it is. I'm sure there are many ways to do this, but this works for me......don

Feb 18, 10 | 1:44 pm



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