• Publishing: Autumn 20
  • Pub month: September
  • ISBN-13: 9781784944407
  • Author: Randall A. Maxey
  • Price: £16.99
  • Binding: PB
  • No. of pages: 160
  • Dimensions: 276 x 210 mm
  • Colour: Full colour throughout

Aimed at both those new to woodworking as well as the experienced woodworker, Sharpening: A Woodworker’s Guide is broken down into three main sections: sharpening by hand, machine sharpening and putting the theory into practice. Traditional sharpening techniques and tools are covered as well as those using the latest innovations for both hand and machine sharpening.

Areas covered include: Sharpening with oilstones, waterstones and diamond stones; Correct methods for holding tools; Power grinders and grinding wheels; Using jigs and tool rests.

Author Information

Randall A. Maxey
Randall Maxey has been woodworking almost since he was old enough to lift a hammer. Born and raised in central Ohio, he owns a custom woodworking business, Cherry Ridge Woodworks. He is also the founder and owner of which supports the idea that you can build great projects in small spaces. Randall served ten years as senior editor for a woodworking magazine and continues to write and edit articles for other woodworking publications and companies.