Sharpening Day

We got out all the sharpening things yesterday, and all the tools. Tristram's chisels and my paring & lifting knives. It seemed like a good idea at the time, but eight hours and sore fingertips later I wished I had found fewer knives that needed tuning up... some of which I made myself a few years ago and never really finished making. Tristram's were in better shape, except the chisel he used to dig out tiles when we were renovating the bathroom. Luckily, the cat helped out.

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A little tool sharpening 101 with our friend Simon, who then got really familiar with how not-quite-flat his new paring knife was.

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