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The Complete Guide to Sharpening (eBook)

The Complete Guide to Sharpening (eBook)

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A Comprehensive Guide -- from Chisels to Drill Bits

Leonard Lee

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  • Product # 077926
  • Type PDF eBook
  • ISBN 978-1-60085-545-0
  • Published Date 1990
  • Pages 256
  • Photos black and white photos
  • Drawings and drawings
You know how frustrating it is to work wood with tools that are dull. All that is over. Tool expert Leonard Lee has consolidated a lifetime of study of sharpening methods, techniques, and devices into the most practical reference on the subject. You'll discover the most effective ways to sharpen your tools -- from chisels to drill bits. You'll get better edges than on most razor blades, and you'll learn how to shape them to cut better and stay sharp longer. In fact, Lee's simple principles and some basic equipment wil allow you to sharpen any woodworking tool you are likely to encounter.

"The list of tools Lee discusses is thorough...Each treatment covers the basics and whatever variations on the theme woodworkers are likely to encounter in their shops."

-- Woodshop News
Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION

ONE: THE MEANING OF SHARPNESS

TWO: THE PHYSICS OF SEVERING WOOD FIBERS

THREE: METALLURGY

FOUR: ABRASIVES

FIVE: SHARPENING EQUIPMENT

SIX: CHISELS

SEVEN: PLANES

EIGHT: KNIVES

NINE: CARVING TOOLS

TEN: TURNING TOOLS

ELEVEN: SCRAPERS

TWELVE: HANDSAWS

THIRTEEN: AXES, HATCHETS AND ADZES

FOURTEEN: POWER-SAW BLADES

FIFTEEN: DRILL BITS

SIXTEEN: PERIPHERAL MILLING CUTTERS

SEVENTEEN: OTHER SHOP TOOLS

AFTERWORD

APPENDIX 1: CHIP CLASSIFICATION

APPENDIX 2: INTERNATIONAL GRIT STANDARDS

GLOSSARY

INDEX
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