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Best way to sharpen scissors?

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The biggest thing that dulls scissors is not that they become unsharp, but rather they become un married. The blades should only be touching in one fine spot. When closed they together at the tip and as you open the marriage travels back. If you scissors are dull look at them with a back light and wacth how they are married. If they are together and flat with each other, buy a new pair. This happens when cutting yarn or deer hair other heavy thick materials. A good pair of scissors the edge will last for years, even when cutting thin wire tinsel and other stuff that you think would dull, it is the thicker objects that you should beware of because you don't want to bend out the marriage.


When sharpening beware of this and only stroke with a stone one or two times just to keep the edge clean.

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