Good news: Easy and precise sharpening doesn't have to cost a lot of coin.
Tim Peters, master furnituremaker and professed hand-tool junkie, heads the woodworking department at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California. He explains here how to sharpen chisels.
5 Tools every woodworker should own and use religiously.
Hand-cutting a mortise.
Keep sharpened chisels safe and sound and easy to find when you need one.
A no-nonsense alternative to jigs and machines.