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Job-Site Sharpening Tips

The right tools and a few easily made jigs will give you an edge on your chisels, your planes and your competition

The author shows how chisels, cabinet scrapers, paint scrapers and spade bits can be sharpened on the job quickly and effectively. A short companion article explains how to put a hollow grind on an edge tool with a bench grinder.

Job-Site Sharpening Tips
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