Questions tagged [sharpening]

When, why, how to sharpen what. E.g. How to sharpen a cross-cut saw?

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Are sharpening jigs reasonably universal?

I'm considering buying a new sharpening system, either the Axminster Ultimate Edge Reverse or a Sorby Pro-Edge. And I'm wondering about sharpening jigs, I've got chisels and woodturning tools, but I'...
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When sharpening 3/8“ chainsaw chains, do you use the same file for 3/8” low-profile as you'd use for regular?

I'm in a bad spot because I got a "5/32 file & file-guide" kit but it doesn't seem to 'fit well' with any of my chains (all 5/32", some low-profile some regular)
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How to prevent plane from clogging?

I've sharpened an old blade from a smoothing plane by hand, using sandpaper and no jig. It was very dull, so I'm not sure the angle was ok before. Now I'm getting these shavings that curl up too fast ...
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Sharpening Stones for Chisels and Planes (the 1000th time)

A form of this question has, no doubt, been asked a 1,000 times, but I need some specific guidance. As and early Father's Day present, my wife bought me a Veritas Mk. II Honing Guide. Maybe this ...