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Scraper Sharpening


My favorite jig for sharpening scrapers is the Woodsmith Scraper Sharpening System available from Woodcraft for $54.99.

First step is to file one of the edges flat using the jig.

Next, file the edge to remove any burr.

A couple of swipes against the burnishing pin and you will have an excellent cutting edge on your scraper. Takes just a few minutes.

The shavings look like minature plane shavings. If all you get is dust, you didn't sharpen it correctly.

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