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Started by Larsrise, January 21, 2023, 03:26:10 PM
Quote from: Larsrise on January 21, 2023, 03:26:10 PMI recently bought a T1 expected to sharpen my knives myself instead of by a professional. Tormek advertise the product for homeowners, so you should expect to use the product with very little experience. But no matter how precisely I follow online video or written guides I don't seem to get a satisfactory result.Even though I grind several (+20) time on each side, and for several minutes I am not able to form this burr that is important according to videos. Should I always be abble to detect a burr ? Or will the steel quality impact on the burr-size ?I use an angle of 15 degrees. And after the following honing the knives are not as sharp as expected. And nowhere near to pass the paper test.I have used a marker and a magnifying glass to check the angle is ok. It seems so.I am a not sure if I am using the right angle when honing. How critical is the honing angle? As there is no guide supplied. And for how long should I hone How critical I cannot "hear the burr" as stated in some videos.Does anyone have some tips for a frustrated amateur
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