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  • Quantifying sharp

    Quantifying sharp

    Introduction For centuries, men have sharpened tools, knives, swords and razors.  With the proliferation  of disposable utility blades and cartridge razors, what was once a commonplace skill has become a lost art, practiced mostly by knife enthusiasts, hand tool woodworkers and men who shave with straight razors.   Whether sharpening by hand with hones and abrasives…