Anyone can Sharpen a Saw
A Traditional Housewright Shows You The Right Way to Sharpen Your Saws
- Learn secrets to sharpening backsaws & handsaws
- Discover the truth about "shaping" and "set"
- Cut fleam into a saw & learn how to "test the run"
- Achieve consistent results with Ron's methods
Sharpening a saw by hand seems a daunting task for many woodworkers. They are intimidated by the vast amount of information, and often resort to taking the tools to a professional, with varying results. Traditional housewright Ron Herman walks you through the steps to achieving accurate and consistent results in sharpening both backsaws and handsaws.
You'll benefit from Ron's vast knowledge and years of experience. He runs through the essential tools and the proper techniques for shaping then sharpening your saws so that you know when they are sharp – you'll be satisfied with the results. BONUS: Includes Ron's primer on saws and sharpening in PDF format.
Ron Herman is the owner of Antiquity Builders of Ohio, a century-old family business. As a master housewright and carpenter, Ron works on historically accurate restoration projects and has sharpened thousands of saws in his career!