Manufacturer Model Blade Length Thickness Steel Hardness Recommended Angle Recommended Finish Depth AlignmentIntent
CRKT M16-14T 3.875 inches 0.14 inches AUS 8 58-59 HRC 19 Bead-Blast Bottom A 0.5 EDC
 
Authors Comments:Chisel Ground Tanto. I focused on the primary side nocking the burr off the back side down to 400 grit. After 400 grit I sharpened all the way down to 3.5 micron leather strops. Holds a great edge for a long time under normal daily use.
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Benchmade Osborne 3.4" 0.115" S30V 58-60HRC 20 1000 Top A .5
 
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SOG Visionary 1 3" .12" VG-10 59-60 23 to 25 1000 Top A .5
 
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SOG X Ray Vision Mini 3" .12" VG-10 59-60 23 to 25 1000 Top A .5
 
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Gerber Remix 2.9" .115 mystery Stainless unk L 16, R 17 Micro Fine Ceramic Stones .6micron top A .5 Utility beater/Test bed
 
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Leatherman Super Tool (original) 3" n/a n/a (cheap) n/a 22 1000# then 5-3.5 leather strops spine only in vice A .5 EDC
 
Authors Comments:set blade high in vice, only the square part of spine in vice
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lower in vice with depth key at high

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22 deg, 1000#, 3.5u strops, depth higher, see comm

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Author: Geocyclist
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Buck 425 1 7/8 ? 420HC 58 19 .6 Micron Ceramic Above TOP A .25 Pocket
 
Authors Comments:Make sure you have it above the top Depth holes or you will be hitting your vise.
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Kershaw Leek 1660BR 2.825 .09 Sandvik 14C28N unk 17 .6 ceramics top A EDC backup
 
Authors Comments:nice knife for an office enviroment (not too threatning) seems to hold the edge pretty well with minimal touching up so far. Haven't used it for anything heavy duty yet, though.
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Mora Calssic 2 10.5cm 2mm Carbon 59-60 RC 17 15u top 55mm tip to CL/Vise Camp Utility Knife
 
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CRKT Folts Minimalist 127mm 2.1mm 5Cr15MoV 57 RC 19 5u Lap Top 30mm Tip to CL/Vise EDC
 
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reprofile to 19, finish 1000 diamond

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reprofile to 19, then finish at 0.3u

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0.3 lap then fine strop .5u on leather

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Author: BassLakeDan
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