ive always sharpened by hand and eye untill recently. i use the sharpmaker now most of the time. i free hand on a diamond bench stone to repair an edge and get it to where i can run it threw the sharpmaker.
kershaw Leek Buck 119 Cold Steel Recon tanto
Cold Steel Ti Lite VI ,
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