Using the FastTrack Honing Guide with Diamond Paste
Learn how to maintain the same honing angle for each iron
Woodworkers generally hone their chisels and planes with a bevel angle of 25° to 30°. The specific angle isn’t critical, but the angle chosen must be maintained during the honing process. After 25 years of practice, woodworker Aimé Ontario Fraser gets the best results using a honing guide and diamond paste. In this video she demonstrates a favorite guide, FastTrack, and reveals what she does to obtain the keenest edge.