Index Other Items of Interest
Grindstones and Other Sharpening Media Sharpening books, videos, and web sites
Jigs, Fixtures, & Modifications Sharpening Pictures
Knife Sharpening Research & Other Information Sharpness Chart with BESS ratings and edge width measures
Tormek Maintenance Wet or Dry? - effect of wet and dry sharpening methods on wood turning tools

Online Tools
Calculators

About this site
Remember : The goal of sharpening is to produce sharp tools, and these tools can injure you if mishandled. Safety measures should be followed to protect yourself and those in your shop. Be sure to read and follow all instructions from the manufacturer, and and utilize proper safety equipment. Never consume alcohol or anything that could impair your judgement before sharpening tools, or using sharp tools. Comments can be sent via eMail to me at SharpeningHandbook@Gmail.com.