These instructions are intended to help all those who struggle to keep their tools at peak sharpness or who think there must be a better way of keeping them sharp.
Sharpening has to be a topic of interest for anyone working with hand tools, because dull tools don’t work at all and poorly sharpened tools are a handicap. Only properly sharpened tools let you experience their full potential.
For years this in-depth 63-page sharpening guide by Friedrich Kollenrott has served as a reference in the German-speaking world, whenever the discussion has turned to sharpening chisel and plane blades. Now we are pleased to present the English version of this guide.