Bench Tools (General)


Gardening Tools

Japanese Gardening Tools

Knives & Kitchen Tools

Metal Lathe Tools

Rose Engine Tools

Scissors & Rotary Cutters

Stone Carving Tools

Wood Carving Tools

Wood Lathe Tools

Woodworking Bench Tools

Japanese Hand Tools

Woodworking Power Tools


Reference Materials


The pages accessed by clicking on the circle-i symbols above present recommendations on the process to follow for sharpening the tools in that category. This can be especially helpful if you are wondering if you should hone/strop a tool.

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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.

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