Seven coats of shellac on the top of the top. After that cures, creepy janitor wax.
Ben: That 45° angle in the little by little picture on page 34 of PW sure looks more like 80°. Pic wrong or caption?
Wilbur: Could have picked a better angle for the picture. We do say that the angle isn’t critical in the text.
Ben: i am setting my honing guide to 62.33°
Wilbur: We had a 14 page chart w/optimal settings, but space considerations prevented us from including it in the article.
Ben: what grit should I use to finish the breaker? I usually go up to 60k and then finish by playing soft jazz
Wilbur: You can get away with a 25k waterstone, but only if you soak it in unicorn tears.
Ben: happy tears or sad tears?
Wilbur: Only use unicorn tears elicited by listening to Bon Iver. Preferably pre-2008 Bon Iver.
Megan: Wilbur, I’ll run your 14-page chart on the blog, with a Bon Iver soundtrack. The unicorn tears are on you, though.
Ben: I think Lee Valley has them available, but only in Canada #runfortheborder
Megan: Huh. I’d have guessed Bridge City Tools. Unicorn tears = Portland.
That’s quite a nut C#. Must have been three inches thick.
Celebrating the new year with a scofflaw.
Knives sharp. Let the new year commence.
First hand carved spoon. Damn ugly, but it works. From a crooked piece of cherry firewood.