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01-09-2017, 07:47 PM #1271
01-09-2017, 07:52 PM #1272
Celtic Crusader is that the 20k grit hone?
01-09-2017, 08:11 PM #1273
Yes I always finish on the 20K stone.“Religion is like a blind man looking in a black room for a black cat that isn't there, and finding it.”
01-10-2017, 10:34 AM #1274“Religion is like a blind man looking in a black room for a black cat that isn't there, and finding it.”
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01-11-2017, 12:16 AM #1275
Today I had a little fun. I was watching a video for my college course and decided to hone up this pain in the ass warped keen kutter royal. Took a dry king 1k and sat in front of the computer doing laps until I set the bevel. Then took out my little 4x1-1/8 Modern La Veinette coticule. Started honing dry probing the edge with my thumb pad. I then started honing on the coticule I received today from Helge (rockabilly) for the finish because it is so much harder and finer than my smaller coticule. Proceeded to do laps for about 5-10 minutes.
I then put some oil on the larger coticule and did another 5 minutes of x strokes. I find the oil less messy than water especially sitting in front of a computer.
Edge felt right on the thumb pad. Stropped and test shaved. Wonderful. It is nice to get an edge on something you've been fighting with.
01-11-2017, 01:02 AM #1276
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- Orangeville, Ontario
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Love the patterning on that larger coti Scott.
Nice work chief!"Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe."
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01-11-2017, 01:26 AM #1277
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01-11-2017, 03:20 AM #1278
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Restored Dubl Duck Dwarf that took a lovely edge off the blue Escher.
01-11-2017, 04:03 PM #1279
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- Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada
This is a very hard, very thin razor. It required a lot of time due the thin grind and no stabilizer. It finally shaves great.It's not what you know, it's who you take fishing!
01-11-2017, 05:19 PM #1280
Did you final finish on the dark green Haida Gwaii stone Shaun? Extra hollow grinds can be very fragile at this level sir, congratulations.