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Stone

A unit of weight equivalent to 14 pounds.
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If the instrument is being cared for routinely, it should only take four or five strokes on a sharpening stone to re-establish the cutting edge.
(1) No research has been reported in the literature to date, comparing the amount of metal removal during instrument sharpening with various sharpening stones.
The best way to sharpen wood chisels (and plane irons and knives as well) doesn't necessarily involve sharpening stones. Even though I own a dozen fancy stones, I don't use them anymore.
/ Mundial's Multi Hone sharpening stone has three sides for three different types of use.
It's also handy to keep a small sharpening stone for occasionally sharpening the blades.
It's also handy to keep a small sharpening stone on your kitchen windowsill for sharpening the blades now and then.
If you can afford a ceramic stone, it's the best type of sharpening stone available as they are used dry instead of wet or with oil.
They had their shears in a leather scabbard that also carried a sharpening stone. Some even had a metal loop on their belt for carrying loppers."
The scythe was heavy and seemed dull even though we used a sharpening stone on it.
On average, I spent an hour sharpening each broadhead-- using a rough file, coarse sharpening stone, fine sharpening stone, and finally a leather strop to remove burrs from the blade edges.
A black leather sheath is provided complete with a pouch containing a small sharpening stone.
Sharpen blades with a sharpening stone. On anvil-type pruners, sharpen only the one blade (keep the sharpened edge perfectly straight).