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263292 gary may 2017‑09‑11 Re: Am I on the road to stupidville?
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Jane Austen

      From: Cliff 
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 Sent: Sunday, September 10, 2017 10:23 AM
 Subject: Re: [OldTools] Am I on the road to stupidville?
   
Klingspor ( interalia)



On 9/10/2017 11:05 AM, Joseph Sullivan wrote:
> Friends and Galoots:
>
> Following the lead of a few of you from back in June, I have been looking
> for AlZi paper for sharpening.  Simply no luck.  Is it sold under a
> different name?  How does one find some to buy?
>
> Joe
>
>
> Joseph Sullivan
>
>  
>  
> -----Original Message-----
> > From: OldTools [mailto:oldtools-boun
ces@s...] On Behalf Of Kirk
> Eppler
> Sent: Thursday, June 01, 2017 5:15 PM
> To: Christopher Dunn 
> Cc: oldtools@s...
> Subject: Re: [OldTools] Am I on the road to stupidville?
>
> On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 7:31 PM, Christopher Dunn <
> christopherdunn123@g...> wrote:
>
>> I bought a huge wooden panel raiser plane with a 4-1/4" wide tapered
>> iron, and started flattening the back of the iron on my coarse diamond
>> stone. Five hours later, and only about half the cutting edge is flat
>> (the two corners are low). I've never dealt with such a wide blade
>> before, but there's got to a better way.
>>
>> So what's the better way?
>>
> I am with Bugbear on this one, AlZi paper is a wonderful thing.  I bought a
> 50' remnant once, and have it glued down to my Scary Sharp setup for really
> gross things.  It works better than my power sharpener with 100 grit, as
> that wears too quickly.  I have 18+ inches glued down, and go sideways with
> the usable part of the blade.  (It should be closer to the edge of the glass
> for better performance.)  Super magnets on a stick work great for holding
> the blade flat without sanding your fingers when its away from the edge like
> this.
>
> > https
://kirkhmb.smugmug.com/Woodworking/Shop-Stuff/i-JHGpCkk
>
> I am doing a ~2" spokeshave blade right now that had the reverse of yours,
> low in the center.  By taking an angle, I minimized the blade material loss.
> Unfortunately, someone I am pushing down the slope is using my SS system, so
> the power grinder is taking a beating.
>
> Left most Spokeshave here
> > https://kirkhmb.smugmug.com/Woodworking/Woodworking-Tools/i-drD5KTp
>
>
> --
> Kirk Eppler in HMB, CA
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