Quote Originally Posted by Marshal View Post
Grenage - looking at your photos 2 things are standing out. The section of blade in that second picture seems to have chips or dings. Your edge should be perfectly straight. More like the first and third pictures. The other thing is what appear to be stria going parallel with the edge. I'm not sure if anyone has linked it yet, but this thread is my go to when people new to magnification have questions because it probably has all the answers (and tons of pictures to look at and compare with)
Much obliged; assuming that the edge is a little ragged and it't not poor lighting - what's the way way to deal with such an edge? Does one have to flatten it with some taps before rehoning?