Sharpening can be daunting because of the number of methods, materials, and gadgets available that will get the job done. And sharpening is one of those things that you can put as much time and money into it as you want if you’re not afraid of diminishing returns. I made this video to show you that you don’t HAVE to go nuts with a sharpening setup. With a piece of glass, two grits of wet-dry paper, and a honing guide (optional), you can get a perfectly serviceable chisel.
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