@xellos99 could try using a jig or a plunge guide, I've had good results with both. However, I've just found that regular practice is key - been grinding a blade every night since before xmas, got piles of them all over the place! Until I got some waterjet cut folder blade blanks, I was just profiling the blade shape using wickes mild steel and then (much better) GFS 01 steel (i.e. making no handles) and working through 36 and 60 grits with no expectation I was going to produce something worth progressing. Funny but its like you progress one step forward and two steps back, as a result of getting more confident and trying something new, then messing up but learning from the experience. Very often, something will just click and you have a minor eureka moment but in the process you'll probably have ruined what you were working on. Pleased to say I'm able to produce consistent results in either direction and I'm sure you will too very soon.
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