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Sharpening a Scraper

Producing a burr on a hand scraper isn't sharpening in the conventional sense. A scraper is sharpened by burnishing the edge to form a burr. The key to getting a razor-sharp burr is to start with a perfectly square and smooth edge on the scraper.

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Sharpening a Scraper

Sharpening a scraper is really rather easy, and takes very little time. Once you have it properly sharpened, you can find out more details about using the scraper in issue 171 of Woodsmith Magazine.

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