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Shelter Sharpening System

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  • Regular price $99.00
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We have put together a fast and cost effective kit for re-sharpening your flat edges including plane irons chisels and slicks. It consists of a piece of float glass with 180-grit and 320-grit wet/dry, self-adhesive sandpaper attached, a leather strop, aluminum oxide and the MKII Honing Guide by Veritas Tools

We recommend the use of a the Veritas MK II Honing Guide to ensure that you hold the correct angle of your cutting edge. The gritty surface of the wet/dry sandpaper holds the leather in place while you polish your blades.

Depending on the amount of honing that is required you will need to replace the wet/dry sandpaper after each use or every couple of uses. This can be used either wet or dry (always be cautious of the amount of heat you create while running your cutting edge across the paper). The container of aluminum oxide should last most of one lifetime;a little bit goes a long way.

Float Glass Dimensions
Length: 10-inches
Width: 3-inches
Thickness: 0.25-inches

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If it is for sale in our store -- it is because we use it and love it!

We are happy to share our experiences with these tools which may enhance your own. Given care, maintenance, and love, each of these fine tools is capable of lasting a lifetime. We do limit warranties to those offered by our supplying manufacturers. If ever you have a question or concern regarding any of the tools we sell, please let us know.

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These tools, toys and supplies are in constant use by our students, timber framing crews, and family. At Shelter Tools, we have a working knowledge of every product we sell. Graduates will find particular items recommended in class and on site.

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