Cased Instruments, Continued
To sharpen divider points, follow this table:
Hold dividers vertically, legs together.
Grind lightly back and forth against an oilstone until even in
Hold the dividers horizontally.
Whet the outside back and forth while rolling it side to side
Inside leg should remain flat and not be ground.
Remove all burrs and polish with a leather cloth.
Figure 2-22 illustrates the sharpening of divider points,
Figure 2-22. A. Evening legs of
dividers. B. Sharpening divider points.
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