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    Sharpening a scraper how easy it can be...

    "Forget the flat stuff slap something on the spinny thing and lets go, we're burning daylight" Bart Leetch
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    I was doing it wrong as usual. Thanks Bart
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    There are several methods. This is a bit different than what i had settled into. Think I'll give it a whirl. Thanks.
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    Verrrry interesting.
    Thanks for posting this Bart. I have always used a number 10 mill file and a burnisher to "tweak" the edge. I have seen other sharpening processes using stones but all of them seemed a bit too arduous for a scraper. He has it down to just a few seconds it seems. Of course having a pond set up on your bench makes a big difference

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    Lots of right ways to do it, but he has some details that are worth trying.

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    I just gave that method a try. I only had a 600 grit diamond plate but, still got good results with less time than I had been spending. Thanks!
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    I just used William Ng's method for the second time. I'm sold. I am getting shavings that are nearly plane-like.
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