How to Sharpen a Spokeshave

Duration: 13:40

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The blade on a spokeshave is very small, which can make it difficult to sharpen. But if the spokeshave is going to work correctly, it needs to be sharpened correctly. This video takes you from lapping to the correct grind angle (and how to achieve it) to honing. You’ll see a great trick for producing a micro bevel, too.