Who knows how to sharpen stuff?

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  1. dibbons

    dibbons Well-Known Member

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    My small saw tooth pruning saw and pruning scissors are dull? Do I use a stone or grinder or what? Do I sharpen one side or both sides? Thank you.
     
  2. gzig5

    gzig5 FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    Triangle file or stone. You may need to set the teeth on the saw. For the scissors I'd just use a stone. There have got to be a bunch of utube videos for each that are easier to watch than me to type out.
     
  3. halifaxhops

    halifaxhops It's going to get stupid around here! FABO Gold Member

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    I used to do them agree on the saw. The sicisors should be taken apart so you can lap the flat mating (machined) sides on a really flat surface (glass works) With 350 grit or higher.
     
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    Ddaddy I'm changing the World... one pixel at a time! FABO Gold Member

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    Watch these videos...



     
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    69conv leaky gasket FABO Gold Member

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    On your pruning saw its important to clear the teeth of wood pulp before you put it away. Otherwise it can hold moisture and rust between the teeth, guaranteeing a dull cut.
     
  6. halifaxhops

    halifaxhops It's going to get stupid around here! FABO Gold Member

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    You nailed it Dave was thinking like he said sizorrs.
     
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    inkjunkie Well-Known Member

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    I use this thing to sharpen all of our knives...

    Apex 3 Kit – Apex Model Edge Pro Sharpening System

    And thanks to my wife having more than a dozen pair of scissors I added this to it...

    Apex Scissor Attachment

    Both were pricey but well worth it for us. Key to a sharp edge is consistency...I can't even draw a straight line so there ain't no way I could be any sort of consistent with a sharpening stone....
     
  8. halifaxhops

    halifaxhops It's going to get stupid around here! FABO Gold Member

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    I got luckt a few years ago and picked up a Foley Belsaw 1055. Can do just about anything including chain saw blade. Scored it for under 200. They are on CL on occasion.

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