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How to Sharpen a Marking Knife

September 19, 2011 1 Comment

It has been on "the list" for a number of years.  I am not much of a video person and it seemed like a complicated task requireing all kinds of expensive equipment. So when Chris Schwarz pulled out his little Canon G10 and and asked "so what do you want to make a video of?", I stumbled a bit and then recovered with, "how about: How to Sharpen a Marking Knife?". The setting was a booth I was sharing with Tim Lawsen's Port Townsend School of Woodworking during the Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend, Washington.  Tim pulled out a sharpening stone, Chris was already to go so....action!  One cut, here it is:



Thank You Chris! 



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Aislin Ray
Aislin Ray

December 12, 2017

Great information you are sharing here about knife sharpener. Its really more helpful & informative.

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