Keeping tools sharp is one of the most fundamentally important disciplines to master to ensure top-quality results. Knowing how to maintain tools and keep them at in top working condition is essential and this book will show the reader how. This comprehensive guide, suitable for both new and experienced woodworkers, features step-by-step instructions with photography throughout. It covers both modern and traditional tools, as well as sharpening by hand and by machine.
Areas covered include: Sharpening with oilstones, waterstones and diamond stones; Correct methods for holding tools; Power grinders and grinding wheels; Using jigs and tool rests.