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Sharpen the blade twice each season to help maintain a green, healthy lawn. A sharp blade not only cuts blades clean so grass plants recover quickly, it helps reduce your lawn mowing time. Learn how to sharpen your lawn mower blade at http://www.familyhandyman.com/DIY-Projects/Outdoor-Projects/Yard/Lawnmowers/lawn-mower-blade-sharpening
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Lawn Mower Blade Sharpening

Sharpen the blade twice each season to help maintain a green, healthy lawn. A sharp blade not only cuts blades clean so grass plants recover quickly, it helps reduce your lawn mowing time. Learn how to sharpen your lawn mower blade at http://www.familyhandyman.com/DIY-Projects/Outdoor-Projects/Yard/Lawnmowers/lawn-mower-blade-sharpening

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Knife Angle chart - Every type of knife blade has its own bevel angle. Paring and filleting knives that have to slice through delicate flesh, such as tomatoes or raw fish, have shallow bevels just 5 to 10 degrees. Their edges are very sharp but easily blunted. A camping knife or pocket knife should have a bevel of 10 to 15 degrees; its edge is less keen but will stay sharp longer. Cleavers and chopping knives that have to cut through bone have an even steeper bevel, usually between 15 and 25…

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How to Sharpen Tools

How to Sharpen Tools - A bench grinder, file and cone-shaped blade balancer are the key tools for creating a sharp edge and well-balanced blade. There's no technical mystery to sharpening garden tools like your lawn mower blades, ax and shovel. In this article, we'll show you step-by-step methods to file and hone an axe using a sharpening stone, how to sharpen a shovel and the best way to sharpen your mower blades.

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Sharpening Knives, Scissors and Tools

Sharpen Hatchets and Axes With a File - You don't need a power tool to sharpen…

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