Hand Tools SIG: Sharpening Planes and Chisels

Paul spent time telling us about sharpening, the important skill required to ensure good performance of planes and chisels. We covered technique, stone types, sharpening tools and jigs, and then Paul finished off with a tour of the process for making Krenov planes.

00:00 Introduction
02:30 Blades, Stones and Sharpening
08:30 Various Stones
14:40 Hollow Grind Described
18:30 Using the Tormac Sharpener
32:30 Using a Honing Guide Jig
40:00 Wire Edge
55:00 Micro Bevel
1:06:10 “What Tool is That?”
1:08:20 Patti’s Stanley #3 to Scrub Plane
1:17:30 Krenov Plane Construction


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Here is the chat session from the Online SIG. There are some good links

10:46:15 From Mike Host : Veritas Honing Guide Mk II is $70.99 at Woodcraft https://www.woodcraft.com/products/veritas-mk-ii-honing-guide?gclid=Cj0KCQjwtLT1BRD9ARIsAMH3BtUacmyvQjtnZRjnghacQifDukOhRN5sJBx8XeEjIozN4pRA_VNK0-UaAsM7EALw_wcB
10:49:42 From Daniel Mcnaughton : Thanks
10:49:57 From Mike Host : DMT - Duosharp Plus 8" Diamond Stone, Fine / Coarse
$83.99 at Woodcraft
10:50:24 From Travis Good : Thanks … tempted. :slight_smile:
10:51:35 From Patti : The veritas sharpening jig works really well.
10:57:14 From Purple Karen : What brand of ceramic stones should i look for?
10:59:25 From Daniel Mcnaughton : I joined late, will you discuss Wet Dry Sand Paper on Plate Glass us low tech wood workers?
10:59:28 From Purple Karen : thanks
10:59:30 From Travis Good : Ceramic Stones https://www.spyderco.com/catalog/category/sharpeners
11:00:09 From Paul Schankin : Ceramic Stones https://www.woodcraft.com/products/spyderco-double-stuff-ceramic-stone?gclid=Cj0KCQjwtLT1BRD9ARIsAMH3BtXbYsgK3rf6dpSiHH7mGlAT7FzhSQ9DG690YjxVjdts-iDTxjMJgiQaAv-TEALw_wcB
11:06:55 From Patti : The veritas jig has a built in secondary or micro bevel setting.
11:07:05 From Travis Good : Cool!
11:11:04 From Patti : What to use to prevent rust: camilia oil
11:22:41 From Peter Sterling : Nicely done!
11:26:40 From Purple Karen : Paul—It was terrific. Thanks.

Krenov Style Hand Planes - Video & Links
11:33:42 From Mike Host : http://www.hocktools.com/
11:34:01 From Mike Host : https://www.leevalley.com/en-us/shop/tools/hand-tools/planes/blades/53228-hock-krenov-style-plane-blades-with-chip-breakers
11:34:22 From Mike Host : https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=krenov+video&&view=detail&mid=BF8560CEB4F7E09E307CBF8560CEB4F7E09E307C&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dkrenov%2Bvideo%26FORM%3DHDRSC3
11:36:48 From Mike Host : https://www.canadianwoodworking.com/plans-projects/krenov-style-hand-plane