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Use of the V notch

Think of felling a tree with a hatchet or axe. The V-shaped 'incision' is a (rather rough) oversized V-notch. On this picture, the notches on the lower side of the logs are v-notches; an illustration ...
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Sharpening a drop-point knife using angle guides

The angle is measured from an imaginary line that goes through the center of the blade from the spine to the edge. It is assumed that the top part of the blade (in red), is parallel to that line. ...
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Sharpening a drop-point knife using angle guides

If look at the demo videos or read the manual on the webpage for work sharp sharpeners. It seems pretty clear from the manual alone, that it should be spine of the blade against the angle guide, with ...
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