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Thread: informal poll: current finishing method for sharpening

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    A and B

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    B and/or C (Cr2O3)

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    B and C usually C

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    Usually F, sometimes B, E on occasion (sheath from the borosilicate rod).
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    I strop on felt

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    Quote Originally Posted by JBroida View Post
    a or f depedning on the knife, the sharpening, etc.
    "oh... and sometimes G"

    "and B too, sometimes"

    This is very interesting. I would have thought that people with a lot of experience would have settled on a "best" way to finish. Why do you use different methods under different circumstances?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith Neal View Post
    "oh... and sometimes G"

    "and B too, sometimes"

    This is very interesting. I would have thought that people with a lot of experience would have settled on a "best" way to finish. Why do you use different methods under different circumstances?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pensacola Tiger View Post
    Different knives, and, as you say, different circumstances.
    Can you give some examples please? I expect there are several of us amateurs who are anxious to learn.

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    C and G (felt) but I bought some balsa last week and I am going to load it up with chromium oxide and try that too.

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