I have made a new attachment to my sharpening tool Chef. The name is EdgePal Rail.The rail have a sled and the pivot point are fasten on the sled - and this make makes that the pivot point can be moves from side to side. Chef it self can move the pivot point forward and back, and up or down. So, with the Rail can the pivot point be moved in 3 dimensions.This function are nice to have for many different things, for example very long knife blades can be grinded and sharpened with the exact the…See More
"So not forget that when you have polished your edge so that it shines and you cannot se any scratches anywhere - so with 120X - the edge looks like a dirtroad again :)full oxh scrathes and ditches... It never ends, it is just a question of…"
"When you like to have a smooth surface on wood you use finer and finer sand paper, and you can feel with your hand how smooth the surface are.
Sharpening edges is done after the same principle - but it is impossible to feel how smooth the edge are…"
"You shall absolutley by a USB microscope John, I strongly recomend it. You will get out a lot of information from it.
But use low magnifying in first hand - and high magnifying just for fun :)
I describe sharpening like this?
Two flat and smoth…"
"Thanks, I se that you guys understood what I tryed to explain :)
Microskope are nice - but use your knowledge of good working edges in first hand.
I have meet people who poish their edges during days and days to make them smoth in microskope - to…"
"I have used microskope sins the sixties when I study edges. It is a good way to understand grinding and different grits, it is really helpful and K recomend it.
There is also a but. You start with a loupe and you will se that the smoth edge is not…"
"Jack, there is many levells in sharpening, at least kn my mind. Most people dont not know what edge angle they have on thwir knifes, they are happy just to get the edge sharp, they so not care about the angle. It is the same thing with convex edges,…"