Two “patients” came to Fine Woodworking and contributing editor Gary Rogowski for help with one of woodworking’s more common woes-sharpening. Both Aaron Petersen and Marco Cecala are longtime power-tool woodworkers who had starting using hand tools within the past few years. Petersen was most frustrated with his chisels; Cecala with his handplane blades. Look on as they learn the secrets to a sharp edge: flattening the back, achieving a good hollow-grind bevel, and finally, honing the edge. Sharpening Doctor in ActionWatch the sharpening clinic as it happened in a companion video series: IntroductionPart One: Flatten the backPart Two: Grind the bevel Part Three: Hone the edge Conclusion From Fine Woodworking #206
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