The Good, Fast, Cheap, pick any two, Venn diagram applies to sharpening with the minor change of Sharp, Fast, Durable for Good, Fast, Cheap.
I wish there were some magic where you could get a sharp, durable cutter quickly. The closest I've seen is the Unicorn profile folks are posting about on Wood Central. I've had mixed results using it, maybe I need more practice or it could be as I've seen posted the most noticeable results come from improving cheaper chisels, making them act more like a premium chisel.
The shavehorse build is coming along, the day job (guess I should call it the night job )
went into the backside of the clock last night and will for the rest of
the week and MsBubba's B-Day is next week so progress will be slow.
I'm working on fitting the dumbhead and swing arm.
the swing arm and dumbhead are fitted I'll need to shape a treadle,
chop a few mortises and made matching wedges to finish it up.