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Was doing some wood boring to run some cable and discovered that one of my spade bits is too dull to be of any use. What is the best way to sharpen these.. or is it better to just toss it and buy a new one? I was thinking of trying to touch the edge up with a file as there are no nicks or gouges in it.

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Brian
 

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I suppose it's a bit late, but I should have mentioned the small "spurs" on the outboard side of the bit. In looking at the bit, it appears that the inboard side of the spur is a cutting edge, as well as the bevelled edge at the end of the spade. Not sure if I have a file that small, but then the tool store is just down the road. :)

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Brian
 
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