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Sharpen Your Handsaws

By Ron Herman

Format: DVD

SKU# W5169

Anyone can Sharpen a Saw

  • 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
A Traditional Housewright Shows You The Right Way to Sharpen Your Saws
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!
SKU W5169
Author/Speaker/Editor Ron Herman
Format DVD
ISBN 13 9781440318221

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Very helpful Review by Jimendo

I'm pretty serious about learning how to sharpen my handsaws.. Short of being in the same room with Ron I haven't found anything as useful. The camera work in this video does a good job showing what Ron is doing. While I need more practice I am getting the hang of it. Well worth the money and time spent.

(Posted on 5/9/2014)

Sharpen Your Handsaws Review by Joe Alpeza

Thank you, Ron!After watching the video a time or two I was able to adjust the set of two saws which always seemed to veer off to the right of any line I was trying to cut. I also sharpened and set a Disston saw that I bought at a yard sale for $2. Without the video and instruction I could not have done that. I recommend this video to anyone intersted in sharpening their saws.

(Posted on 1/19/2012)

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