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shar·pen·ing

(shahrpĕn-ing)
Dental preparatory procedure in which a cutting-edge is honed or replaced on a dental tool (e.g., calculus-removal instrument).
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The key, and difficulty, to sharpening a knife by hand is keeping the blade at the same angle each time with each stroke.
The control group did not receive any sharpening treatment but was weighed at the same intervals as the experimental groups in order to evaluate variation in the measurement technique.
The 8-inch Ceramic Sharpening Rod features a ceramic rod for aligning the knife edge, large handle with soft touch accents and non-slip tip.
Although there are many great systems, which can make your sharpening job easier and faster, I highly recommend anyone who may be in a circumstance where their knife could be critical to their survival learn the basics of hand sharpening.
You'll have to use another sharpening tool if your knives have unusual or asymmetrical angles.
These multi-stage sharpeners begin by sharpening and honing the knife blade using 100 percent diamond abrasives and finish by stropping or polishing the edge to create a super sharp, microscopically flawless polished edge.
With a push of a button, we're enabling maintenance or production departments to quickly and easily sharpen blades in-house, eliminating the need to send blades out for regrind or sharpening.
The sharpening sections pertinent to all levels of homesteading are on knives, scissors, axes and adzes, handsaws, drill bits and chainsaws, in addition to the thorough treatment of woodworking tools.
People are using knives a lot more," said Glidden, who is chairman and CEO of Smith's, "and they're seeing the value of sharpening those products rather than buying another expensive knife.
Remove the blade from your mower (following the manufacturer's instructions), then clean it off, clamp it in a vice and run the sharpening attachment along it several times.
Mechanical sharpening of our dies was a real benchmark at Electro Optic, which has become an absolute niche for us.