Manufacturer Model Blade Length Thickness Steel Hardness Recommended Angle Recommended Finish Depth AlignmentIntent
Western 822 Barlow 3 3/8 ? ? ? 22 ? Upper holes A.5 Tool box / barn/ gen utility
 
Authors Comments:
Angle/Finish Tried with Ratings
Setting 1:


Setting 2:


Setting 3:


Setting 4:


Setting 5:


Author: Mikedoh
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
SOG Twitch II 2.68" .1" AUS-8 HRC 57-58 22 3.5u Top A.5
 
Authors Comments:My progression was 800 to 1600 ceramics. Then 14, 10, 5, 3.5u strops. 100 strokes with each strop then would flip strops end for end at 50 so the whole strop would get worn evenly
Angle/Finish Tried with Ratings
Setting 1:


Setting 2:


Setting 3:


Setting 4:


Setting 5:


Author: wickededge
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
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
Angle/Finish Tried with Ratings
Setting 1:
lower in vice with depth key at high

Setting 2:
22 deg, 1000#, 3.5u strops, depth higher, see comm

Setting 3:


Setting 4:


Setting 5:


Author: Geocyclist
Rating:
4
Rating:
6
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
SOG Twitch XL 3.25 0.13 AUS-8 RC 57-58 22 3.5u Top A.5 EDC
 
Authors Comments:
Angle/Finish Tried with Ratings
Setting 1:


Setting 2:


Setting 3:


Setting 4:


Setting 5:


Author: SleeplessJunkie
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Mora Utility knife 100 mm 1.9 mm Hi-Carbon steel 57 22 0.6 um micro fine T A.5 Dirty work around the house, cables, boxes...
 
Authors Comments:Very difficult to really reach in to the blade close to the handle due to the quillon / hilt (alomst need a re-clamp).
Angle/Finish Tried with Ratings
Setting 1:


Setting 2:


Setting 3:


Setting 4:


Setting 5:


Author: johpe
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
IKEA Chef knife 200 mm 2.2.mm Cheap stainless 54 22 0.6 um micro fine B D.0 Doing dirty work in the kitchen.
 
Authors Comments:
Angle/Finish Tried with Ratings
Setting 1:


Setting 2:


Setting 3:


Setting 4:


Setting 5:


Author: johpe
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
IKEA Utility knife 120 mm 1.35 mm Cheap stainless 54 22 0.6 um micro fine T B.0 Onion and larger veggies in the kitchen.
 
Authors Comments:
Angle/Finish Tried with Ratings
Setting 1:


Setting 2:


Setting 3:


Setting 4:


Setting 5:


Author: johpe
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
IKEA Pairing knife 100 mm 1.35 mm Cheap stainelss 54 22 0.6 um micro fine T B.0 Fruit and smaller veggies in the kitchen.
 
Authors Comments:
Angle/Finish Tried with Ratings
Setting 1:


Setting 2:


Setting 3:


Setting 4:


Setting 5:


Author: johpe
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Anders Petter Chef knife 200 mm 2 mm Molybdenum Stainless 57 22 0.6 um micro fine B D.0 Kitchen use
 
Authors Comments:
Angle/Finish Tried with Ratings
Setting 1:


Setting 2:


Setting 3:


Setting 4:


Setting 5:


Author: johpe
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Kongsberg Norway Mora like utility knife 100 mm 2.0 mm Unspec. HiCarbon 56 22 0.6 um micro fine T A.5 Chopping, boxes, rope, branches, prying.
 
Authors Comments:
Angle/Finish Tried with Ratings
Setting 1:


Setting 2:


Setting 3:


Setting 4:


Setting 5:


Author: johpe
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:
Rating:


Page 4 of 18 Results 31 - 40 of 172