Hand tool woodworking can be a real joy. When your tools are sharp.
If not, well, it can be one of the most frustrating experiences you can have in your shop.
And, just as in woodworking, there are many ways to get from a dull worthless tool to a sharp performer. My friends at Tormek have helped me out with a sweet T-7, but I have tried lots of different methods over the years. From simple sandpaper stuck to plate glass to more expensive options… I’ve done most of them.
So, this week, it’s your turn. What is your preferred method of getting your cutting tools into fighting shape?