Carving Tool Tune Up
Carving tool tune up is post about Carving bookmarked by jeffery with ID 13337054937 was uploaded on 02-04-2019 and has been viewed 24,108 times.
Synopsis: Carver Ian Agrell tells his students to treat sharpening as an art in itself.More important than the choice of sharpening system is knowing what shape is required for a carving tool's edge.Outside and internal bevels and the angle of the cutting edge relative to the tool's shank all have a vital bearing on how well it will behave in wood.
Agrell recommends a 10° degree inside and outside bevel and says all tools require an edge that's square to the shaft.Chisels are the easiest to sharpen, while gouges require a smooth, rotating technique and V-parting tools require the most patience.
He also adds a word about maintaining and storing carving tools...