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Knife Sharpening / Advice for these Blades
« on: September 14, 2019, 02:43:41 am »
I'm a custom knife maker and I have a few knife styles that I was looking for advice on how to sharpen. They both have fairly aggressive curves towards the tip in the direction of the spine.

When using the "handle raising method" and keeping the jig perpendicular to the guide; the tip bevel moves "up the wheel" towards the user. Which results in a different tip bevel angle.

Like this:

I found this old thread on a jig, but I'm afraid it will scratch my finish:

I also found these collar stops:

Does anyone use these type of jigs? You have to pivot correct? Seems pretty difficult. But I'm game if that's what it takes.

Thanks for any help!

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