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shapening the knives

Discussion in 'Knives & Edged Items' started by BETH, May 3, 2012.

  1. BETH

    BETH Well-Known Member

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    i am getting my fathers grinding stone out hooking it up to the faucet and start sharpening
  2. geds

    geds New Member

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    Loraina Bobbitt? :eek:
  3. BETH

    BETH Well-Known Member

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    maybeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
  4. geds

    geds New Member

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    Thank goodness its a long way to CT from here!
  5. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Ouch,,, I think I'll just go to another thread.:eek:
  6. BETH

    BETH Well-Known Member

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    its ok that i have a gun but you're running cause i have something sharp?
  7. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    You have both? Now I'm really out of here.:eek:
  8. BETH

    BETH Well-Known Member

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    walk softly and carry a big knife and gun and what ever else u can carry
  9. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Nope, must run quick.
  10. BETH

    BETH Well-Known Member

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    bye:ya::na-na:
  11. Insulation Tim

    Insulation Tim Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    .....so, just where was this thread supposed to go?
  12. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

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    What are you sharpening Beth?
  13. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    And what kinda stone do ya have?
  14. BETH

    BETH Well-Known Member

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    kitchen knives my dad had a stone maybe 6 " diameter 1/2"-1" wide u hook it up to the faucet and the wheel turns and u wet the wheel and sharpen what u want. when they had a summer cabin (and i mean summer cabin) my dad had a large grinding wheel and u sat in front of it like a bike and pedal to get the stone turning and that is how i use to sharpen the ax-what do u use to sharpen
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    I use diamond steels. and sharpen the edge into them much like trying to slice a very thin layer of the steel off. Then when i have progressed thru the finer grits and have a fine edge i strop on the razor strop course then fine in the opposite motion as the steels. blade is sharp when the hairs on your arm jump off under minimal effort.
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