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Unpackaged Sharpening Angle Guide - effective way to sharpen

Unpackaged Sharpening Angle Guide - effective way to sharpen

Regular price £5.99 GBP
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This product is not a toy and is not suitable for use by small children; adult supervision and expert advice is necessary for all ages.

Please note that ONLY the sharpener is included in the sale and NOT the knife


Features:

  • Compact.
  • Lightweight.
  • Easy to use.
  • These guides are unpacked.

Specifications (Approximate measurements):

  • Weight 12g
  • Long 100mm long
  • Wide 22mm (at its widest point)
  • Thick 17mm (at its thickest point)

How to use a sharpening stone?

Using a sharpening stone is an effective way to sharpen and maintain the edge of a knife, chisel, or other cutting tool. Here are the basic steps to use a sharpening stone:

  1. Choose the right stone: There are many types of sharpening stones, such as diamond stones, oil stones, and water stones. Choose the right stone for the tool you want to sharpen and follow the manufacturer's instructions for use.
  2. Prepare the stone: If you are using an oil or water stone, make sure to soak it in the appropriate liquid for the recommended amount of time. This will help lubricate the stone and make the sharpening process more effective.
  3. Position the stone: Place the stone on a flat surface, such as a workbench or table, with the coarse side facing up.
  4. Hold the tool: Hold the tool you want to sharpen at the correct angle, usually between 15 and 30 degrees depending on the tool and its intended use.
  5. Start sharpening: Move the tool back and forth across the stone, maintaining a consistent angle and pressure. Start with the coarse side of the stone and use light pressure to remove any nicks or chips in the blade.
  6. Flip the stone: Once you have sharpened one side of the blade, flip the stone over and repeat the process on the other side with the finer grit side of the stone.
  7. Clean the blade: Once you have finished sharpening, wipe the blade clean with a cloth to remove any metal particles or debris.
  8. Test the blade: Test the sharpness of the blade by cutting a piece of paper or other thin material. If the blade cuts cleanly and smoothly, it is sharp and ready to use.

It's important to note that sharpening tools with a stone takes practice and patience. Be sure to follow the manufacturer's instructions for your specific stone and take your time to ensure the best results.

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