Links – Stones/Honing

This is collection of websites and documents dealing
with specific historical aspects of honing or dealing with honing tecniques in generell. Its recommended to read them in all details because these will give you a lot of input to improve your honing skills if youre already honing razors yourself. For beginners all these documents are a well usable source to get started well.

Bos, Henk
Grinding and Honing Part 1
INFO20M – 60E, V1.1 (ISSN: 1872-7824)
“Information for Ship and tool-lovers”
www.bosq.home.xs4all.nl
available in english and dutch

Bos, Henk
Grinding and Honing Part 2
INFO20M – 66E, V1.1 (ISSN: 1872-7824)
“Information for Ship and tool-lovers”
www.bosq.home.xs4all.nl
available in english and dutch

Bos, Henk
Grinding and Honing Part 3
INFO20M – 70 (ISSN: 1872-7824)
“Information for Ship and tool-lovers”
www.bosq.home.xs4all.nl
available in english and dutch

Bos, Henk
 Grinding and Honing Part 4 Belgian Whetstones
INFO20M – 73 (ISSN: 1872-7824)
“Information for Ship and tool-lovers”
www.bosq.home.xs4all.nl
available in english and dutch

Bos, Henk
“Grinding and Honing Part 5”

Actually this is a planned document,
if its available it will be linked here

Fuzzy Chops
“Scienceofsharp”
A very great Website dealing with detailed SEM shots of whats happening on the razors bevel under a enormous magnification.
Detail shots of abrasives and pastes, razor bevels before and after stropping. 
www.scienceofsharp.wordpress.com
only available in english

Henkel, Klaus
“Das Schneiden in der Mikroskopie”
“Teil 4, Das Schneiden mit dem Mikrotom”
Mikrobiologische Vereinigung München e.V.
www.klaus-henkel.de/cut-mikrotom.html
only available in german

Kousuke Iwasaki
“Honing Razors and Nihonkamisori”
Original Document © 1963 by Kousuke Iwasaki, Translation © 2011 Jim Rion, All Rights Reserved. Feel free to distribute this document in its entire, unaltered form, but only for NONCOMMERCIAL purposes.
www.easternsmooth.com/blogs/jim-rion

Krönung, Rudolf
Abenteuer Klingen schärfen”
A great document about honing
www.juelich-bonn.com/pdf/Abenteuer_Klingen_Schaerfen.pdf

Lonergan, Charles H.
“The Art of Honing a Razor. The Art of Shaving”
www.archive.org/details/artofhoningrazor00lone

Olivia’s Natursteine
A german Website with a shoh which also offers a comparison of stones and the created bevels in pictures  
www.olivia-seife.de/steinevergleich.htm

Rion, Jim
ES – EasternSmooth Blog
“Between a Rock and Hard Edge”
A very great Website dealing the mystic of Natural Japanese Stones (JNATS). Jim explains a lot how to work with the stones. Actually hes the one who did the Translation of the work from Kousuke Iwasaki
“Honing Razors and Nihonkamisori”
www.easternsmooth.com/blogs/jim-rion

Tomonagura.com
“A Photo Gallery of Jnats, Mikawa Nagura, Tomo Nagura
and Natural Whetstones”
Another great Site available!! Created from Keith aka GAMMA with a lot of Information about Sharpening Stones, Honing tecnique and especially Japanese Stones (JNATS)
www.tomonagura.com

 

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