Working both the stainless and wood at the same time. Being very careful about pressure as they are very different in hardness and I could easily ruin the wood if I dig in too hard there.
This is what it looks like at 320
Getting close to the final finish. I buffed on the cotton wheel a little bit.
Closer shot of bolster.
Profiling the cutting edge with the angle sharpener and the 120 grit stone with water. The chosen angle is 20°. After the 1200 stone this thing is wicked sharp. I will strop before delivery.