The Perfect Edge: The Ultimate Guide to Sharpening for Woodworkers
Sharp Tools Work Better!
If you've never experienced the pleasure of using a really sharp tool, you're missing one of the real pleasures of woodworking. In The Perfect Edge, the mystery of the elusive sharp edge is solved by long-time sharpening expert and tool maker Ron Hock. You'll soon find how easy and safe hand tools are to use.
This book covers all the different sharpening methods so you can either improve your sharpening techniques using your existing set-up, or determine which one will best suit you needs and budget. Ron shows you the tricks and offers expert advice to sharpen all your woodworking tools, plus a few around-the-house tools that also deserve a perfect edge.
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A Fantastic introduction into metals an tools. Ron Hock is a renowned blade maker. He shares his experience in metallurgy. Read full review
1 Why Sharpen?
2 What is Steel?
4 How Wood is Cut
5 The Fundamentals
6 Plane Irons
11 Turning Tools
12 Axes and Adzes
14 Drill Bits
15 Power Tools