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In order to sharpen a pair of scissors, make sure to hold the scissors at a 25- or 30-degree angle and run the stone from the pointed end of the scissors to where the scissors meet the handle. Certain types of scissors, ... More »

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The instructions for sharpening a chainsaw call for holding the chain lightly in place with a vice and filing the chain using a round file or chainsaw filing kit. Apply the file following the angle of the top plate of th... More »

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One of the best ways to sharpen knives is to use a sharpening stone. The stone should be moistened with water periodically. When sharpening the knife, slowly drag it toward you at a slight angle. Repeat until you feel a ... More »

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Sharpen scissors by running the blade against the coarse side of a bench stone before using the fine side of the bench stone or sandpaper to complete the process. You need a bench stone and sandpaper. Most scissors can b... More »

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When sharpening meat-cutting knives, a flat medium grit stone is recommended to sharpen with. The knife blade is held at a 20-degree angle to the stone's surface, and dragged across the stone with the knife held at a 45-... More »

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The proper way to sharpen a knife is to stroke the blade at a 20-degree angle on a damp sharpening stone. Although an electric sharpener is also an option, it takes off more material from the blade, throwing the knife of... More »

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To crochet a standard 16-by-32-inch hand towel in a medium-weight (gauge 4-5) yarn, gather a 5.5-millimeter crochet hook (U.S. size I/9), about 384 yards of 100 percent acrylic yarn, a yarn needle and a pair of scissors.... More »

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