Category Archives: Saw filing

Lie-Nielsen Saw Sharpening Workshop – Warren, ME

If you’ve ever wanted to sharpen your own saws, but didn’t know where to start, I can’t think of a better setting to learn the skill than at Lie-Nielsen’s headquarters in beautiful Warren, ME. Lie-Nielsen has a well-deserved reputation for … Continue reading

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Saw sharpening series – Saw vises, Part II

This is the second entry in a saw sharpening serial. To ensure you don’t miss any future posts, you can subscribe to this blog by submitting your email address in the box to the right. You can also find related posts … Continue reading

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Saw sharpening series – Saw vises, Part I

This is the first entry in a saw sharpening serial. To ensure you don’t miss any future posts, you can subscribe to this blog by submitting your email address in the box to the right. You can also find related posts … Continue reading

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Saw sharpening series – index

I have created this entry as an index for my saw sharpening series. This index lists the entries in chronological order, which is a good order to read them in. As I post the entries, I will update this index … Continue reading

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Saw sharpening – an upcoming series

With a snow storm dumping about ten inches of snow on us today (the forecasters finally got one right!), I stayed home today to catch up on a few things. One of those is a series on saw sharpening, which … Continue reading

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Concerning saw files (which I am now selling)

I am now selling Grobet Glardon* Swiss needle and Bahco taper saw files, which are among the best files made today. While I don’t carry every size (and certainly not as many as were available decades ago), the range is … Continue reading

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Burr saw toother update

For the past month, I have been sporadically working on the Burr toother I bought in January. While the machine had little wear, it did need some attention. The most pressing need was to sharpen the punch and die. A … Continue reading

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A reader came through in a big way…

After checking on its progress several times each day, these highly anticipated boxes showed up on my doorstop late this week. How the UPS driver managed to sneak 80 pounds onto my porch (where it sat for at least 45 … Continue reading

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