"Sharp enough to shave the hair off a flea's leg" is sharp enough for me (or plane iro

Now I'm going to start out with a disclaimer: "I am in no way an expert in the area in which I'm about to bloviate". If you want expert advice go to Chris Swartz's web page or read Ron Hock's book THE CUTTING EDGE. These guys are experts of the highest degree and there are many, many others. I'm only going to tell you what I've found works for me through my experiences sharpening plane irons, blades, cutters, whatever you like to call them. It's all pretty simple, unless of course you are a perfectionist, which I'm not, (but I play one on TV). I've found that the key to a well tuned, super performing plane is a sharp cutting iron. Others like flaaaaaat bottoms, I like sharp cutters. I'

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