Sharpening video

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Sharpening video

Post by Peter Nowlan » Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:57 pm



I get tons of questions about sharpening from nice folks from all over. The most recent from a poor fella in Ireland working at a butchery.

I’ve adjusted my process very slightly so I figure I should update my videos. I did it in one take , far from perfect. I don’t have the same production capacity as Mr Burrfection.

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Re: Sharpening video

Post by bruin » Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:42 pm

Thanks for the upload. I have learned a lot from your videos.

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Re: Sharpening video

Post by gladius » Mon Oct 28, 2019 4:16 pm

What adjustment did you make Peter?

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Re: Sharpening video

Post by Jeff B » Mon Oct 28, 2019 5:18 pm

I wanna know what happened to that cool apron you used to don a few years back!

Another great video as always Peter, you've taught me a lot over the years!
If God wanted me to be a vegetarian he wouldn't have made animals taste so good.

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Re: Sharpening video

Post by Peter Nowlan » Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:25 pm

Lol Jeff. Didn’t you see the apron in the background. ?

Gladius, the real change was really just a change in my mindset. I used to only form a burr on the first stone. I felt that subsequent burrs meant wasting steel. However, after a long chat with Jon Broida I changed the way I think. I now form a tiny burr on every stone which was likely what I was doing anyway, years ago. So now I know it’s fine.
The other change was my diligence with the light test.
That’s about it.

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Re: Sharpening video

Post by Jeff B » Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:14 pm

Peter Nowlan wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:25 pm
Lol Jeff. Didn’t you see the apron in the background. ?...
Ah, didn't even notice it. I was paying too much attention to the master at work! ;)
If God wanted me to be a vegetarian he wouldn't have made animals taste so good.

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