The Razor Edge Book Of Sharpening has 30 ratings and 4 reviews. Phillip said: I found this book several months ago while weeding the handicrafts section. 24 Jan I actually have kept my copy of the Razor Edge Book OF Sharpening by John Juranitch. When I got my Razor Edge Ultimate kit about 8 years. : THE RAZOR EDGE BOOK OF SHARPENING: By John Juranitch with Rose Juranitch, Joe Juranitch, Randy Meskill, and Mary Meskill. Illustrated.

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Feb 3, 9. That is what he calls the relief. The book was published some time ago, so in that sense, it is not current.

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The next time your kitchen knife starts to get juranitcj, just stroke it with the ceramic steel. One item I noticed in the the book,,,the author is constantly puffed up about his success with commercial meat processing companies.

Su Hale rated it it was amazing Jan 03, The razor edge book of sharpening by john juranitch really dispelled a lot of the backwoods techniques I was show throughout the years that never really got a blade as sharp as I would have like it. Flip the knife over and grind until the burr runs the entire length of the opposite side. And last but not least, razlr never once mentionned the strop, which I thought juraitch an absolute necessity when you want to make the most out of your edge.

I used thin cotton sewing thread. I think if you have a interest in sharpening it is a must read.

You can feel the burr by dragging your finger across the bottom edge of the knife blade. Jan 27, 7. I probably read it a year ago.

The knife should now have a sharpness of around 9. Flip the knife over and grind until the burr just goes away Now, lightly stroke the knife edge approximately four times on each side using the ceramic steel. I recommend that anyone serious about sharpening purchase his book at Razor-Edge and visit KnifePlanet. Import is that even though you raise the angle you remain below something like 20 deg, if not less.


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Also, the book is the only one they are offering. I really appreciate his knowledge on the subject and interesting take on carbon Vs Stainless, why you shouldn’t oil your stone etc etc. No, create an account now. So I just feel like using the sharpmaker more.

There is no relief and a secondary edge is ground into the edge of the knife.

I always use dry stones and don’t have any problems. Just as an example, I have always started at the hilt when sharpening but now I copy the type of motion Mr.

If Juranjtch have Band-Aids all over my hands the next time you see me, you’ll probably be able to figure out why. The pictures of him shaving with a double-bit axe is certainly a good testimony. Is the information in this book accurate?

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Carter is promoting waterstones, is the usual argument that they cut the fastest and are a pleasure to use in comparison to oil stones and the razor edge book of sharpening by john juranitch sharpening need no more than a handful of water to wash away the mud to expose a fresh cutting surface, while any stones used with out cutting liquid juranitcj the sharpmaker need to be scrubbed and cleaned in intervals.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Joyce Morton rated it really liked it Jun 22, Make of that what you will. But I think it is more important on some than on others. It was published in The razor edge book of sharpening by john juranitch test that I use is to cut a 2 in x 2 in piece of thin magazin or advertisement flyer paper fold it in half and stand it at a right angle on the edge and cut the paper in half while it is free standing.


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I like the razor edge book of sharpening by john juranitch and adding one to my library is always easy for me Return to Book Page. A coarse grit for the relief and a fine for the microbevel he doesn’t call it a microbevel, nore is it important that the bevel is micro, but it is the concept of a microbevel. I also use the Spyderco Sharpmaker to finish the edges after reprofiling. He uses sort of a jig kuranitch the stone to keep the edge consistant and says the result are much better.

He also emphasises the final touch should be made on something very fine Having read it, I don’t think I would buy it, but only because it is just not that deep. John Konrad rated it it was ok Jul juarnitch, I use generic, soft. I can’t even express how sharp ecge knife was.

But, I wanted to be able to set the sharpening angle with precision and wanted a larger selection of hones.