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sharpening angle

creich420 Mar 29, 2013

  1. creich420

    creich420 Enormous member

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    So i kinda dulled my kimura cutting random stuff.
    i wanted to know at what angle i should try and sharpen it again
     
  2. Nathan Dewey

    Nathan Dewey That guy you know Knife Maker or Craftsman

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    Kershaw does it at an 18-22 degree angle.
     
  3. creich420

    creich420 Enormous member

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    okay thanks man :thumbsup:
     
  4. gzb

    gzb SUPER Moderator* Super Moderator

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    Try blackening the edge with a Sharpie.

    Then carefully remove the ink with passes on a stone or whatever your medium is.

    Best and easiest way to match the original bevel w/o removing too much blade material...:thumbsup:
     
  5. creich420

    creich420 Enormous member

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    oh shit thats a great idea
     
  6. tx101

    tx101 Stuck in the middle with you JDBA Official Member

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    How dull is the edge ?

    Try running it across a leather strop
     

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