This section is from the book "The Boy Mechanic Vol. 2 1000 Things for Boys to Do", by Popular Mechanics Co.. Also available from Amazon: The Boy Mechanic, Vol2: 1000 Things for Boys to Do.
A handy tool gauge for sharpening the various tools about the household is made of a block of wood with the sides of one end cut sloping in different degrees so that each will serve to secure the proper slant of the cutting edge on a certain tool.
The block of wood with the corners cut is shown in Fig. 1, and the man-
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The Sloping Edges on the Block of Wood And the Manner of Whetting a Chisel ner of whetting a chisel is shown In Fig. 2. - Contributed by Will Parker, Wibaux, Mont.
CA cardboard cut the same size as a page and fastened with paper clips in the center of a magazine will prevent the pages from folding over when the magazine is placed In A bookcase.