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UPDATE: Sharpening & Tuning Hand Planes and Chisels by Hendrik Varju

comments (161) September 27th, 2012 in blogs

BetsyE Betsy Engel, contributor
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Sharpening & Tuning Hand Planes and Chisels by Hendrik Varju
Passion for Wood, 2012.
$94.95 Cdn; 8 hrs, 43 mins

Here's a DVD set we recently received from the publisher and we gave away a copy. Lucky SAyotte was the winner.

Hendrik Varju has produced another DVD. Sharpening & Tuning Hand Planes and Chisels covers a lot of ground, starting with taking a look at sharpening stones and other supplies Varju recommends for successful sharpening. It then moves on to step-by-step instruction for tuning chisels and hand planes. Varju covers such things as inspecting the frog, grinding a back-bevel, as well as flattening the backs of chisels and hand plane blades. Next, the DVD moves into three chapters on sharpening techniques: hollow grinding, honing guides, and free-hand techniques. At over 8 hours, the DVD provides a lot of important information, and as in his other DVDs you'll learn the techniques in real time. Varju doesn't cut out important steps so it's like having "Private Woodworking Instruction in a Box".

Hendrik wrote an article for Fine Woodworking a few years ago that covers a few of the techiniques in the DVD. Check out Cut Your Honing Time in Half in issue # 199, Aug 2008.

Lucky SAyotte was the winner. His comment was chosen at random.

Be sure to check back for more give aways. 

posted in: blogs, giveaway, dvd, how to sharpen

Comments (161)

scrabtree46 scrabtree46 writes: thats a needed vid!
Posted: 10:16 am on September 28th

noocher noocher writes: i try but just can't get it sharp help!
Posted: 5:33 pm on September 25th

leeh522 leeh522 writes: Would like to watch the DVD to improve my sharpening skills.
Posted: 7:44 am on September 25th

mbuckner mbuckner writes: This would be my, let's see... FIRST woodworking DVD. Yup I want it :)
Posted: 8:40 pm on September 24th

James122 James122 writes: How do you enter the give away?
Posted: 11:14 am on September 24th

vinegge vinegge writes: I would love to win this.
Posted: 11:58 pm on September 23rd

retireejd retireejd writes: I would love to win this. I need all the help I can get with sharpening!
Posted: 9:26 pm on September 23rd

RogerMK RogerMK writes: Looks and sounds like a wealth of sharpening info. This would look gr8 on my "how-to" library of never-ending books and videos I have been accumulating for many years. Looks like a very educational experience.
Posted: 7:56 pm on September 23rd

JohnDeryck JohnDeryck writes: I have been sharpening handplanes and chisels for 40 years now and I am always open to new methods from an expert such as Hendrik. A few years ago I had the opportunity to talk to Hendrik at a wood show and he was such a down to earth guy. I would love to have the DVD to gain more insight into what he has to say and show me.
Posted: 7:52 pm on September 23rd

Moontoad Moontoad writes: I have some chisels that need help!
Posted: 6:40 pm on September 23rd

user-273850 user-273850 writes: This looks like a comprehensive course on sharpening!
Posted: 3:35 pm on September 23rd

aronson aronson writes: Hendrik's other DVDs are excellent. I imagine this one lives up to the same detail as the others.
Posted: 1:23 pm on September 23rd

SAyotte SAyotte writes: I like handplanes
Posted: 10:29 am on September 23rd

jlp31152 jlp31152 writes: Sharpening is an essential process for enjoyable and safe woodworking and an good demonstrative video would be most helpful. Count me in
Posted: 10:07 am on September 23rd

TheSMooseShop TheSMooseShop writes: Thank You for an opportunity to be selected for this DVD. As a collector and user of 18th and 19th century hand planes I would love to have a professional's take on sharpening and caring for these truly beautiful tools. Thanks!
Posted: 9:05 am on September 23rd

cbeckham cbeckham writes: Would love to win the CD. Thanks.
Posted: 8:02 am on September 23rd

KenHANGITALL KenHANGITALL writes: Would love to win this DVD. Seeing and rewinding to see again can only help me build my sharpening skill. I know my skills need improving.
Posted: 7:10 am on September 23rd

TimberlakeDesigns TimberlakeDesigns writes: This would be a great addition to any woodworking shop esp. mine. Alway looking for pointers to help improve my work
Posted: 5:13 am on September 23rd

paul2dogs paul2dogs writes: Probably one of the most important and most difficult skills to master for the average woodworker like myself. I am sure any owner of this DVD will forever appreciate the knowledge gleaned from this extensive work. I know I would!
Posted: 11:58 pm on September 22nd

Mr_WoodHead Mr_WoodHead writes: This would be great to own for a beginner woodworker like myself that is starting out.
Posted: 11:00 pm on September 22nd

jverreault jverreault writes: I have watched a few of his other DVDs that my friends own and winning this would allow me to both start my own collection of Hendrik's DVDs and return the favour with my friends.
Posted: 10:42 pm on September 22nd

6string 6string writes: One can never have too much info on this topic!! I'm in!!
Posted: 10:13 pm on September 22nd

MariaCGDS MariaCGDS writes: Such a useful topic! Thanks for having this dvd....
Posted: 8:16 pm on September 22nd

Jasper_50 Jasper_50 writes: Count me in please, Thanks
Posted: 7:10 pm on September 22nd

Jasper_50 Jasper_50 writes: Count me in please, Thanks
Posted: 7:09 pm on September 22nd

MS_Jay MS_Jay writes: I would love to win thids DVD set.
Posted: 6:49 pm on September 22nd

Cbraunheim Cbraunheim writes: This is probably my weakest skill-set...I could benefit from some instruction!
Posted: 3:59 pm on September 22nd

Wyolobo Wyolobo writes: Maybe this DVD is what I need to improve my sorely lacking sharpening skills.
Posted: 3:29 pm on September 22nd

MichaelEM MichaelEM writes: I am looking forward to see how Hendrik Varju approaches the business of sharpening plane irons and chisels. It seems that there are almost as many methods as there are wood workers. I would very much like to win this DVD to "hone" my wood working skills!
Cheers Michael Morrill
Posted: 2:05 pm on September 22nd

user-4297722 user-4297722 writes: I have read books and magazines about sharpening, but I have never seen it demonstrated. It might help.
Posted: 1:45 pm on September 22nd

rebliw rebliw writes: I would love to win this dvd set! As a woodworker I have learned that good sharp tools are a must.
Posted: 12:39 pm on September 22nd

RWC RWC writes: Learning a new sharpening method Hendrik Varju would be great, the DVD makes it easier to learn as you see how he does it exactly.
Posted: 12:23 pm on September 22nd

the man on the ridge the man on the ridge writes: Yes I do need help with sharpening my blades. They badly need sharpening.
Posted: 12:04 pm on September 22nd

EB9307 EB9307 writes: Would be very interested in learning Mr. Varju's methods.
Posted: 11:44 am on September 22nd

Hershsplace Hershsplace writes: This DVD set Looks like it will be a good series. Thanks
Posted: 11:36 am on September 22nd

Hershsplace Hershsplace writes: This is Great. Thank You
Posted: 11:32 am on September 22nd

dhdavis dhdavis writes: I'm new at this game, so every article I read and every Visio I watch is a godsend. Looking forward to more . dhdvs
Posted: 11:32 am on September 22nd

Joseph827 Joseph827 writes: Love the feel and results of working with sharp blades, not good at maintaining them...yet!
Posted: 10:52 am on September 22nd

RobertWD RobertWD writes: Thank you for including me in the drawing.
Posted: 9:57 am on September 22nd

woodchunker woodchunker writes: You can count me in also!
Posted: 9:29 am on September 22nd

mosley1013 mosley1013 writes: there is nothing better than using a freshly sharpened handplane on figured wood.
Posted: 8:30 am on September 22nd

sphinx242 sphinx242 writes: Just starting to buy and use handplanes. This would be helpful for any woodworker, new or experienced.
Posted: 8:19 am on September 22nd

hudog hudog writes: It would be great to learn from an experienced woodworker how to efficiently and effectively sharpen planes and chisels!
Posted: 7:31 am on September 22nd

SueLS SueLS writes: I'm ramping up getting back into woodworking and my planes and chisels need cleaning up and sharpening. Since it's been a few years (I've been babysitting my grandson) having this DVD would really be a help in getting those items sharpened. Thanks for entering me in this contest.
Posted: 7:13 am on September 22nd

Bill_Herbert Bill_Herbert writes: Even though I have been dabbling in wood work for a few years, I know I need to up my game with hand cutting tools. This DVD would start me off with the proper habits from the start.
Posted: 6:09 am on September 22nd

JKFrey JKFrey writes: I love Varju's work and have a number of his DVD's. I would love fo have this new one.
Posted: 5:08 am on September 22nd

Bim64 Bim64 writes: Nice!!
Posted: 4:40 am on September 22nd

mrmikeamaya mrmikeamaya writes: I definitely want this DVD set!
Posted: 3:59 am on September 22nd

IanHow IanHow writes: Have been around a while but there is always something to learn so I would apreciate any tips I can find.
Posted: 3:20 am on September 22nd

Lesterz Lesterz writes: Sounds like just what I need to get my planes really sharp, maybe even something like as sharp as the pro's do.
Posted: 3:12 am on September 22nd

opie123 opie123 writes: I am new to sharpening. I can use all the help I can get! Thanks for entering my name in the hat.
Posted: 3:05 am on September 22nd

SillyGoose1 SillyGoose1 writes: My collection of tools requiring sharpening seems to grow with each tool I acquire. The help would be appreciated.
Posted: 10:28 pm on September 20th

yowk yowk writes: I teach high school level woodworking. I start my second year woodworkers with sharpening skills. They have to understand how to sharpen tools and how to care for them if they are going to be successful at woodworking beyond the basic levels. After they go through the sharpening process they have a much greater respect for a quality tool and it shows in how they care for something they sharpened and maintain.
Posted: 3:31 pm on September 20th

swiftspoon swiftspoon writes: Tis' Tasty
Posted: 10:36 am on September 20th

swiftspoon swiftspoon writes:
Posted: 10:28 am on September 20th

sloanworks sloanworks writes: that guy on the cover is dorky looking
Posted: 6:14 am on September 20th

Tolzidan Tolzidan writes: I love hand planes and chisels. This sounds like a great resource; good luck all.
Posted: 11:34 pm on September 19th

casaheil casaheil writes: I could really use this to put an edge on my woodworking.
Posted: 10:50 pm on September 19th

anonmt anonmt writes: Please pick me!
Posted: 9:39 pm on September 19th

lclement4 lclement4 writes: I plan to buy more vintage planes in the future and knowing what to look for and how to get the best performance from my planes would be awesome.
Posted: 8:22 pm on September 19th

doctorwho doctorwho writes: I been using a plane for the last couple of years .I read and ask questions on the use and handling of a plane ,but the most inporant part of the plane is the blade with out it being very shap it will be a paper weight.I am till learning how to master the plane .Would love to see your dvd on planes.

Posted: 7:36 pm on September 19th

Deforestor Deforestor writes: The handplane is one of my favorite tools to reach for after my initial power tool use. What shop doesn't have at least one set of quality chisels. Learning the finer points of sharpening and tuning these essential tools should be a priority for every woodworker. I would watch this DVD many times.
Posted: 6:13 pm on September 19th

tman814 tman814 writes: I really need help in the set-up process and this DVD set would be just the ticket to getting that help.
Posted: 4:49 pm on September 19th

Gerry4 Gerry4 writes: Sharpening is one of those necessities in order to make your tools perform as they were designed. I certainly can use all the help I can get! Please include me in the drawing.

Posted: 4:14 pm on September 19th

GregWorks GregWorks writes: Sounds like a useful video. I could use the help.
Posted: 3:37 pm on September 19th

Don2Laughs Don2Laughs writes: Great to see an 'in depth' article or dvd on sharpening because, IMHO, it is probably the most important skill/ability required for the woodworking craft. I've had my shop for 15 years and it took almost ten of those years for me to refine my own skills to match my personal needs and I still have a lot to learn as my needs & woodworking knowledge broadens, My early fumbling with 'scary sharp' sufficed to introduce me to the importance of sharpness but the path to being adept at 'keeping' all my tools as sharp as need be has been a gamut,,,,through all the machines, guides and abrasives to a point where I rarely have to create an edge on the tools I use most. that I have achieved a modicum of skill with blades (chisels, planes, etc)..... I've undertaken the sharpening of saws.....and what a slippery slope this is.
I'll look forward to a review of the DVD as $94 is a little steep for my budget.

Posted: 3:13 pm on September 19th

Don2Laughs Don2Laughs writes: Great to see an 'in depth' article or dvd on sharpening because, IMHO, it is probably the most important skill/ability required for the woodworking craft. I've had my shop for 15 years and it took almost ten of those years for me to refine my own skills to match my personal needs and I still have a lot to learn as my needs & woodworking knowledge broadens, My early fumbling with 'scary sharp' sufficed to introduce me to the importance of sharpness but the path to being adept at 'keeping' all my tools as sharp as need be has been a gamut,,,,through all the machines, guides and abrasives to a point where I rarely have to create an edge on the tools I use most. that I have achieved a modicum of skill with blades (chisels, planes, etc)..... I've undertaken the sharpening of saws.....and what a slippery slope this is.
I'll look forward to a review of the DVD as $94 is a little steep for my budget.

Posted: 3:13 pm on September 19th

Mr. Bill Mr. Bill writes: I definitely could use some help with sharpening.

Posted: 2:53 pm on September 19th

Mikecorwin Mikecorwin writes: Another nine hour dvd from Mr. Varju? Yes please!
Posted: 2:40 pm on September 19th

Codahowe Codahowe writes: I'm always finding things buried in old wood I try to reclaim. Needless to say my planes and chisels have edges more along the lines of buck saws. I need to to get better at honing my sharpening skills.
Posted: 2:24 pm on September 19th

Garver Garver writes: Just what Im looking for I was just going to try sharpening some hand plane blades. I could use this.
Posted: 1:56 pm on September 19th

Pickngrin1 Pickngrin1 writes: Dude....all my blades are dull because I am a neophyte. Pick me!!!!

Posted: 1:38 pm on September 19th

WiseGuy81 WiseGuy81 writes: I could really use a copy of this. thanks for to opportunity.

Posted: 1:30 pm on September 19th

pare pare writes: I sure could use this!!
hollowing a vase was so hard when the tool is not sharp and right...
Posted: 11:38 am on September 19th

jbrabso jbrabso writes: Not as sharp as I used to be - sure could use some instruction.
Posted: 8:13 am on September 19th

Lizard_of_Oz Lizard_of_Oz writes: To be Sharpe or not to be Sharp,
that is a big question for us beginners:
Whether 'tis Nobler in the end to suffer
The chips and pits of outrageous bluntness,
Or to take oil stone to a Sea of irons,
And by honing, end them: to shave, to polish, to whet
No more; and by a DVD, to say we smote the
The heart-ache, and the thousand Natural shocks
That hands are heir to? 'Tis a consummation
Devoutly to be wished. To play, to see,
To know the essence of this DVD, perchance to Dream;
(Sorry Will).
Posted: 8:07 am on September 19th

esfiredude1 esfiredude1 writes: Pick me please. Thanks
Posted: 7:37 am on September 19th

Dean7 Dean7 writes: I've tried to win one of Hendrik’s DVD's several times, both here and on FWW and also other sites, but have yet to win. Maybe I'll win this one.
Posted: 12:10 am on September 19th

MKWerman MKWerman writes: I could sure use this!
Posted: 7:14 pm on September 18th

jimsmd jimsmd writes: Nearly nine hours of sharpening video?! Zzzzzzz. Do it and teach yourself!
Posted: 7:01 pm on September 18th

Geneaux Geneaux writes: Sharpening is such a big hurdle for me. Seems like the only time I have to spend in my shop is after the kids are in bed. Unfortunately, my shop is directly under their bedroom. I'm trying to build my hand tool skills as a way to get more shop time, but it has been a very painful experience. Consequently, I haven't been doing much other than collecting tools. Any material that can help me become consistent at sharpening would be very much appreciate.

Thanks for making this offer!

Posted: 6:25 pm on September 18th

Dukegijoe Dukegijoe writes: Well, that is my birthday... What a gift that would be!

Sharpening always seems to be my Achilles Heel. I keep getting intimidated by it, but know I should just take the plunge and start learning....
Posted: 4:49 pm on September 18th

caub caub writes: This would be quite useful to me! Thanks for offering.
Posted: 3:40 pm on September 18th

Chris432 Chris432 writes: Looks like a good DVD set.
Posted: 3:36 pm on September 18th

JAurand JAurand writes: Hand planes? Yes!
Posted: 1:02 pm on September 18th

tazman49 tazman49 writes: I just recently retired and have taken up at interest in learning how to sharpen my tools. I have learned how to sharpen my hand saws and would love to master learning how to sharpen my hand planes and chisels.
Posted: 9:48 am on September 18th

Alegriarick Alegriarick writes: Sharpening is always a challenge for me!
Posted: 9:16 am on September 18th

EMT75 EMT75 writes: Took a look at the passion for wood website and added it to my desk top. Thank You
Posted: 5:59 am on September 18th

jpdwine jpdwine writes: Hendrik's videos are unique and exceptional. These have really taken me to the next level and increase my knowledge 10 fold -- and that's an understatement.
Posted: 3:29 am on September 18th

vnagy vnagy writes: I would really love that dvd set!
Posted: 2:31 am on September 18th

spartaman spartaman writes: I am new to woodworking, started when my grandfather passed last year and left me his tools. Have been a little intimidated to use his planes.
Posted: 1:38 am on September 18th

GregV GregV writes: I could really use some help! Thanks.
Posted: 10:30 pm on September 17th

rodk1 rodk1 writes: Count me in , Thanks.
Posted: 9:46 pm on September 17th

Aaron37 Aaron37 writes:
Posted: 9:17 pm on September 17th

Aaron37 Aaron37 writes: Great teacher, I hope I win.
Posted: 9:17 pm on September 17th

RobertWhiteneck RobertWhiteneck writes: I'm ready to win one!
Posted: 8:51 pm on September 17th

txag2007 txag2007 writes: It is like night and day using a sharp plane! It makes all that labor easier on the body!
Posted: 8:12 pm on September 17th

dcarter36 dcarter36 writes: I have been a woodworker for years and am just gaining confidence in using the essential hand tools of the trade, i.e. chisels and planes. I have purchased a couple of excellent Lie-Nielsen planes and am restoring some old Stanley Bedrock and Record planes that were passed down to me from my grandfather. Hope I win this set!

Posted: 7:49 pm on September 17th

JLYoung JLYoung writes: I'd love to have one of Hendrik"s DVD's. Please sign me up!
Posted: 7:42 pm on September 17th

TimH47 TimH47 writes: Almost 9 hours. That's even longer than "Gone With the Wind" - and probably more riveting!
Posted: 7:18 pm on September 17th

Artex Artex writes: Count me in
Posted: 7:15 pm on September 17th

dcorreia dcorreia writes: This would be a nice addition to the growing library for a school I hope to start.
Posted: 4:50 pm on September 17th

kbranch12 kbranch12 writes: I am in need of sharpening help - can't wait to finally get the help I need!
Posted: 4:28 pm on September 17th

MJRWOOD MJRWOOD writes: It's nice to see a comprehensive, all in one place source for sharpening info. I believe that sharpening is the biggest hurdle that beginning and intermidiate woodworkers face. Seems like a nice solution.
Posted: 4:16 pm on September 17th

LaurenceBrand LaurenceBrand writes: sounds good, be interesting to see whether he has some new ideas
Posted: 4:10 pm on September 17th

mjw19641 mjw19641 writes: The fundamentals of handtool woodworking. Can always learn more!
Posted: 2:38 pm on September 17th

D11RDozer D11RDozer writes: Hendrik is a great teacher of the craft.
Posted: 2:28 pm on September 17th

quesne quesne writes: That looks like a great educational resource. I would love to have one!
Posted: 1:56 pm on September 17th

bko bko writes: Looks like a great DVD--I'd love to win it!


Posted: 1:36 pm on September 17th

Bsmiley Bsmiley writes: I viewed a sample of the DVD and looks great. Hope to win this one.
Posted: 1:20 pm on September 17th

dsny71755 dsny71755 writes: The DVD set would be nice to have to hone my skills in
Posted: 1:19 pm on September 17th

C_Russell C_Russell writes: I would love to own this video set!
Posted: 1:00 pm on September 17th

ekriener ekriener writes: I can't wait to use this to fix up my grandpa's old planes!
Posted: 12:58 pm on September 17th

BigWoodMark BigWoodMark writes: Would love to own the DVD collection. I have developed quite a library of woodworking video's and this one would help complete my set. Can't wait to see the quality that I have come to expect from you guys!
Posted: 12:53 pm on September 17th

JMcVagh JMcVagh writes: I love the way Hendrick teaches, clear, to the point and easy to follow, I'd love to have this DVD set. Good luck to all.
Posted: 12:28 pm on September 17th

ShooterBoy ShooterBoy writes: I am keen on this giveaways ...
Posted: 12:28 pm on September 17th

fred_1_fred fred_1_fred writes: Great!
Posted: 12:06 pm on September 17th

308defense 308defense writes: This is needed to help me so I can have sharper hand tools. I spent two & a half days sharping Chisels and plane blades. They are a lot sharper, but I think they could be sharper. This book would help me learn a better way to sharpen tools and get good real sharp tools.
Posted: 10:43 am on September 17th

jdm92562 jdm92562 writes: Sign me up
Posted: 9:34 am on September 17th

DDDean DDDean writes: I here his videos are great and can't wait to watch this one.
Posted: 8:46 am on September 17th

mt4511 mt4511 writes: This would be a great DVD to own
Posted: 8:45 am on September 17th

wolf23 wolf23 writes: Sure, I could use another DVD.
Posted: 8:38 am on September 17th

jayelton jayelton writes: Put my name in the hat. Hendrik is always great.
Posted: 8:09 am on September 17th

nlwoodworker nlwoodworker writes: Always great to see new DVDs on woodworking.
Posted: 6:36 am on September 17th

NikonD80 NikonD80 writes: I still struggle with sharpening so this would really be of use to me.
Posted: 5:32 am on September 17th

JNorman JNorman writes: Hendrick does a nice and thorough job on everything he does. I expect this DVD to be no different.
Posted: 3:31 am on September 17th

PlaneJoe PlaneJoe writes: I think I'm making ok progress with my sharpening skills, but this would be a great resource!
Posted: 11:49 pm on September 16th

saskatoonrob saskatoonrob writes: Although I have several power tools I find myself moving to pick up a hand tool more frequently recently. I have really come to appreciate how much easier a job is when a chisel or plane is scary sharp and not just "sort of" sharp. I am really just starting to develop my skills in sharpening, with the help of great magazines , both paper and online, but I have not yet invested in a major reference such as this set would be. This would move my woodworking to a new level.
Posted: 11:29 pm on September 16th

dandegennaro dandegennaro writes: Please add one to my shelf, when I get my tools sharp, then actually build the shelf. Thanks.
Posted: 11:27 pm on September 16th

MacGregorWoodWorks MacGregorWoodWorks writes: I could use the help!!
Posted: 11:01 pm on September 16th

gregpete gregpete writes: Would love to have. As a newbie I have found out how much safer and how much more control you have with sharp tools.

Posted: 10:48 pm on September 16th

PMpackrat PMpackrat writes: I've tried a bunch of different sharpening systems over the years. Oilstones, waterstones, sandpaper on glass, etc. The common denominater in my satisfaction or dissatisfaction in my sharpening, is the amount of time/effort taken to actually practice whatever system I'm favoring at the time. But I'm always looking to improve...
Posted: 10:43 pm on September 16th

Circuit Rider Circuit Rider writes: This would be great.
Posted: 10:24 pm on September 16th

montee montee writes: Got lots here that needs sharpening.
This would sure help!
Posted: 9:19 pm on September 16th

Izzyman Izzyman writes: This would be great. I never seem to get the edge I need.
Posted: 9:10 pm on September 16th

trembla trembla writes: Im about to begin my journey in woodworking and I think this set of DVD's would help me greatly as ive inherited some old planes and chisels and could use the advise in bringing them back to life!
Posted: 8:38 pm on September 16th

Oldtyme Oldtyme writes: Sign me up, please. Are any previews available? I would like to have a copy but see no way to justify the cost on my budget.
Posted: 8:34 pm on September 16th

JeffB JeffB writes: I'm in!
Posted: 8:14 pm on September 16th

cgm0427 cgm0427 writes: Learning how to adjust and use hand planes would be a great learning tool for any wood worker. Please add me to the list.

Posted: 7:48 pm on September 16th

maplestree maplestree writes: One of the most important processes related to fine woodworking. I would think the Varju DVD would be an excellent resource for both beginner and advanced woodworker. Thanks for giving us the chance to obtain and review it here.
Posted: 7:34 pm on September 16th

yaker yaker writes: Sharp hand tools are a must for any wood worker. This DVD will help mainatin that sharp egde in my work shop.
Posted: 7:32 pm on September 16th

WenShank WenShank writes: This would go nicely with some chisels I'm hoping to win on another website. . .
Posted: 7:16 pm on September 16th

allen007 allen007 writes: me too please!
Posted: 6:36 pm on September 16th

Larrythewoodguy Larrythewoodguy writes: 8 hrs!! should be something to learn.
Thanks for the chance to win
Posted: 5:54 pm on September 16th

Babb99 Babb99 writes: Sharpening....just one of the may things I really need to improve. This DVD would be a huge help, I'm sure.
Posted: 5:12 pm on September 16th

oates007 oates007 writes: This would be a HUGE help. Good luck to everyone!
Posted: 5:06 pm on September 16th

DozersWorkshop DozersWorkshop writes: Razor sharp wit, JocknTexas!

I would LOVE to win and review the video! I am just getting started with my sharpening journey, and would like any help possible to Hone my skills!
Posted: 2:29 pm on September 16th

Worcmedic Worcmedic writes: Being new to sharpening but not to woodworking I have gone back to this hobby full time after being disabled. This would be a wonderful set to win from the best woodworking magazine on the market.
Posted: 2:09 pm on September 16th

srt19170 srt19170 writes: I could certainly use this!
Posted: 1:59 pm on September 16th

ScoFF ScoFF writes: I love Hendrik's depth he puts into his material, he covers everything and more for your future reference. I've recently gotten sucked into hand tools and would love this one.
Posted: 1:58 pm on September 16th

SCF SCF writes: Hendrik's past DVDs are great so I am sure this one is well worth it too.
Posted: 1:51 pm on September 16th

ahuse1984 ahuse1984 writes: seem like a dvd i need to turn up my chisels and planes to good working order
Posted: 1:04 pm on September 16th

MikeSweet MikeSweet writes: I could use this DVD. I am a woodcarver and woodworker. I don't have any fancy sharpening equipment - just stones and a couple of grinders. You need to learn to sharpen tools to do anything.
Posted: 12:53 pm on September 16th

jeffreyi jeffreyi writes: Would benefit greatly from this DVD, thx for making available.
Posted: 11:50 am on September 16th

willysjeep willysjeep writes: Count me in. I would like a chance to win it.
Posted: 10:11 am on September 16th

GrumpyBadger GrumpyBadger writes: Sounds great! I'd love to have one :0)
Posted: 9:03 am on September 16th

eeyo eeyo writes: I love Hendrick, he's the real deal.
Posted: 8:38 am on September 16th

the_wild_lucy the_wild_lucy writes: I have been progressing but struggling at sharpening. This DVD set hopefully, could help me produce a consistent razor edge on my tools.
Posted: 8:32 am on September 16th

jcwnr jcwnr writes: I would like to win this DVD set.
Posted: 8:19 am on September 16th

JocknTexas JocknTexas writes: Lets hope 8 hrs on sharpening is not dull!!!

Posted: 8:18 am on September 16th

Ckenney Ckenney writes: Another great installment, I'm sure!
Posted: 7:37 am on September 16th

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