Sharpening a convex edge can be a real pain in the keister. With a traditional, flat sharpening stone, one must repeatedly and consistently follow the contour of a rounded, convex edge with the flat surface of a stone. Not an easy task.
My recent, rainy trip to Fisheating Creek confirmed my “all weather system.”
I live in South Florida. This time of year it is hot during the day (low 80’s – low 90’s F.) and often chilli at night (high 40’s to low 60’s). Also, the end of our short cold spells are usually commemorated with rain. This makes for difficult weather to plan for. This is my system:
Layers… Layers give the ability to adapt an outfit to the conditions without having to change entirely.
I am sure to always bring some form of all 4 of the following layers. Continue reading