A Question About Deburing

Discussion in 'Maintenance, Tinkering & Embellishment' started by Razor, Aug 4, 2020.

  1. Razor

    Razor Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 8, 1999
    Sorry if this has been ask before. When I get a burr on one side of the blade, do I deburr it before I get a burr on the other side of the blade while sharpening it? I am using a sharpmaker with the diamond rods and S35V steel on a Reate folder.
     
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  2. 115Italian

    115Italian

    Nov 13, 2015
    You raise a bur on the opposite side you’re sharpening. So when you go to that side use a stropping motion first to straighten the bur out. Run the edge perpendicular on a piece of wood. Then sharpen that side. You will then get a bur on the other side. Do the same process.
     
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  3. David Martin

    David Martin Moderator Moderator Gold Member

    Apr 7, 2008
    Once you feel the burr I would just flip it over and scrub it on that side. Remove the burr and you're done. DM
     
  4. jpm2

    jpm2

    Nov 19, 2014
    I think what should be happening is, you grind the burr off one side and create another on the other side.
    I believe it is possible tho to just push the burr from side to side with The wrong angle and/or too much pressure. I also think some steels and heat treats are more susceptible to this than others.
     

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