Grinding A Wood Chisel

The first thing to do in grinding a wood chisel is to place it flat on the toolrest with the beveled side up, as shown in Figure 12, and grind the cutting edge at right angles to the edges of the chisel and down to the bottoms of the nicks. It is good practice to move the chisel right and left so as to wear the stone down uniformly, and also get the end of the chisel square if the stone is uneven.

The grinding is done on the beveled side only. It is easier to

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