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sharpen ice spoon

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Can anyone give me advice on sharpening an old ice auger that looks like a spoon?

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You sharpen the beveled edge. That would be the side that is inside the radius. Do not touch the backside, at most you can take the ridge off with a buffer.

They make a stone with a guide that you pinch over the blade. The guide will run over the backside and the stone will sharpen the edge. I can't tell you how good it works.

They will need to be razor sharp. IMO if your going to use a hand auger those are the worst alternative there is. Only good thing about them is they will open an old hole.

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Look up bud hull on the internet, He sharpened mine off and on for 20 years till i finally got a lazer last year, Always came back sharp. The last i paid was $9.95 which included return postage. If you can't find it let a post and i'll find the old box with his address for you.

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