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How To Make a Strop

How To Make a Strop

[…] enough to hold the buffing compound (chromium oxide suspended in a wax block). Press down firmly to ensure the leather is stuck to the wood. Flip the strop over and cut around it to remove the excess leather using a knife. Cover the leather surface of the strop with the buffing compound, this action […]

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[…] touch over the last few months, your feedback has been used to help improve both the site and our content. Incase You Missed It New Guides The Strop Guide- This guide shows you how to make a simple strop, used for the final step when sharpening bladed tools The Sawset Guide– What a sawset […]

Setting Up and Sharpening a Chisel

Setting Up and Sharpening a Chisel

[…] will need: Diamond sharpening plates with three grades (coarse, fine, super-fine) or an alternative (click here to read more about sharpening equipment) Auto glass cleaner Buffing compound Strop (block of plywood ¾” (19mm) thick by 3” (76mm) by 10” (254mm) long with leather glued on to cover one surface) Setting Up Whether you have […]

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[…] touch over the last few months, your feedback has been used to help improve both the site and our content. Incase You Missed It New Guides The Strop Guide- This guide shows you… Buying a Sawset27 September 2018 Paul recommends buying a secondhand sawset as they are cheaper and rarely wear out, these are […]

How-To Guides

[…] Shellac How To Choose Wood How to Make a Rag-in-a-Can Oiler How to Choose a Wood Finish How to Make a Dovetail Template How To Make a Strop How to Make a Sharpening Stones Holder How to Apply Shellac How To Choose Wood How to Make a Rag-in-a-Can Oiler How to Choose a Wood […]