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How to Sharpen the Festool Domino Cutter?

Tool sharpening You can easily sharpen the Festool Domino cutter with a credit card diamond sharpener. You sharpen the cutters edges freehand or by using a jig, In this blog, I explore both methods. Freehand Sharpening of the Festool Domino https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aa0YOOCSikc  In this video, I demonstrate how I sharpen my domino carbide cutters. You too …

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How to sharpen a plane blade?… with my sharpening jig

Sharpening Plane Irons or even chisels can be a difficult task for woodworking newbies. Even pros can get into bad habits and slowly but surely become satisfied with mediocre sharpness.  With my DIY sharpening jig If this is you then you should consider making you own blade sharpening guide. In this blog, I will show …

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Best Steel for woodworking tools and blades

There is no ultimate everyday tool steel but an array of different tool steels for different tasks. Steel grade standards AISA-SAE umbrellas three popular grades of tool steel O-1, A-2, and D-2.  These general-purpose tool steels can hold their cutting edge at high temperatures (400°). What makes AISA-SAE steels ideal for many applications is that …

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Sharpening the pocket knife

How To Sharpen a Knife – Blog and Video Tutorial

I am sure you have heard the phrase ‘A Blunt Knife is a Dangerous Knife’. In practice that is true in so many ways and as such I do make sure all our blades are ready for work. For now, in this article, I will concentrate on sharpening the humble pocket knife. The only thing …

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To “No Nail?” or “Not to No Nail?”

No nails mastic adhesives colle, should it be trusted? Well, ain’t that a question that should be in any professionals book of Quotes? Well, the branded ‘No N…s’ you know that stuff that comes in mastic tubes with all the hi conflating claims of ‘No More Nails’? No, I am not saying that these products …

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