The strength of steel and its ability to retain a sharp edge are largely dependent on its microstructure. Woodworking cutting tools present a special challenge, and steel expert and woodworker George Walker explains the types of steel available, steel grading systems, and which kinds are used in different tools. From Fine Woodworking #169
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