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Re: Serrated Blades 2 years 1 month ago #4755

  • razoredgeknives
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thanks guys... hope it helps someone out! I didn't start off on the fiber wheel... I got the .25" paper wheels, reprofiled and gritted one, and that's what I used for a long time. The fiber wheel is a recent "upgrade" so i won't have to re-grit it every 20 knives =)
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Re: Serrated Blades 2 years 1 month ago #4775

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Great post REK!

I've been using paper wheels ofr things and just about to reprofile a few 1/4's for serrated's.

Side note, I've been playing with Spiral wheels and rogue also.
Some trial and error, found I can run a blade with white rogue across a not too ruined blade, on the corner edge, and the right rogue can make a bur and get in the scallops.
Something to think about.

Bur fully develops due to the rogue. I was really surprised but know the teeth are a bit compromised.
Down side ... it makes a large polish, and if the blade is satin, like normal bread knives, you get a 2 tone. Gonna try a Sisal and see if it works to keep the polish down. Also have seen strange "flapper"?? type wheels, they may work and get in.

But it works. Got a police Spydie push cut and no real abuse to the original blade, but its a high polish blade.
I'm gonna profile my 1/4 papers for say bread knives like Henkles soon.
I have a few knives with scallops that need a rebuild.
Question is time and $ ... is it worth it? Gonna play and see.

Again great post and info.

Also, have heard a rumor, not to take away from anything WEPS, that a scissor sharpener out there can be moded to take a paper wheel and using the set arm, do the same with more precision than freehand, but do not have that piece of equip.

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