today's episode is all about commissioning carving tools. Commissioning is a term Chris Pye uses to describe the work you initially do on your carving tools to make them perform better than they otherwise would. Compared to a factory shaped tool, commissioned tools cut at a lower angle, thus becoming much more comfortable in use.
We'll look at the carving tools I have, some thoughts on why I chose what I did, and the kit I use for shaping and sharpening them. From oil stones and slips, to stopping a . . .
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