Dieter Schmid's Fine Tools

Instructions - how to use our Tools

Introduction to using Japanese saws
Introduction to sharpening sawblades
How to use the Somax Saw Set
Introduction to sharpening kitchen knives

Directions for use and tips on Juuma Bench Planes #4, 5, 6 and 7 (PDF 7 MB)
Use of the Richard Kell Honing Guide
Use of the RICHARD KELL Honing Guide for Skewed Blades
Grintec K2 Sharpening Guide - Directions of use

How to use the Veritas optical center punch
Instructions how to use the Veritas Power Tenon Cutter
Instructions how to use the Veritas Mini Tenon Cutter
Set up and use of the Veritas Scraping Plane
How to use the Veritas Micro-Adjust Wheel Marking Gouge
Introduction to using the Veritas sharpening system
Instruction how to use the VERITAS Surface Clamp
Instructions how to use the VERITAS Surface Vise
Instructions how to use the VERITAS Bevel-Up Planes

Directions for use and tips on JUUMA bench planes
How to sharpen scrapers
How to sharpen Japanese Chisels
Size comparison of different chisel types.

The use of Japanese Waterstones
Which waterstone should I choose?
Shapton Sharpening Stones - Directions how to use
Directions for using the 30000-grit Shapton Honing Stone
Choosing the right grit size of Shapton stones
What can one expect from Diamond Sharpening Stones, and what not?

How to use the Scraper burnisher for woodturners made by Veritas
How to use knot remover and patching tool
Instructions for use of Auger Bits with non-electric devices
Instructions how to sharpen Auger Bits

How to install a tail vise
Tail vise installation instructions - pictures

How to use bone glue

Operation Instructions for the E.C.E. Primus plane
Adjusting ECE planes with wedge held plane irons

How moist should the air in a woodwork shop be?
Why carpenter's squares with wood parts must be stored in dry areas!

INCRA Jig Ultra Lite System Manual (980 KB) Item no longer available

Conversion mm-inch and kg lb
Grit Conversion Chart.
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