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Chainsaw Sharpening

Chainsaw Sharpening Service Mobile Alabama Area

Chainsaw Sharpening Service

 

 Mobile AL Sharpening Services

 

Brands We Sharpen

We sharpen chains for just about every brand of chainsaw made. While sharpening the cutting edges we also correct any depth-gauge problems to make sure you have the best possible cutting experience. We sharpen chains for Black & Decker, Craftsman, Echo, Homelite, Husqvarna, Makita,McCulloch, Poulan, Solo and Stihl.

Chain Pitch and Gauge

Chains for chainsaws are categorized by the two basic chain measurements: pitch and gauge.

 Chain Cutter Types

Chisel:

The most popular chainsaw chain type. The chisel cutter has the fastest cutting speed and has moderate stay-sharp properties.

Narrow Kerf:

Only works with narrow kerf bars. Cuts fast and better than average stay-sharp properties.

Semi-Chisel:

For cutting wet and dirty wood. Only moderate cutting speed but stays sharp even with wet and dirty stuff.

Skiptooth:

Skiptooth chains have less cutting teeth than regular chains – normally 1/3 less. Cuts fast, mid-range stay-sharp properties and sharpens quickly.

 

Sharpening Tips

One secret to getting saw chain to make smooth and accurate cuts is for the chain’s depth gauges to be ground to the proper depth and for them to all be even. Getting each one set to the exact height is a tedious job to do by hand.

 

Terry Platt, Professional Knife, Scissor & Tool Sharpener    251-649-5511
terry@supersharpshop.com

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Published: March 1, 2015

Hand Saw Sharpening & Setting

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Hand Saw Sharpening and Setting Service

 

Hand Saws Sharpened and Set

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Digital ID: (digital file from intermediary roll film copy) cai 2a12866 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cai.2a12866
Reproduction Number:
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

I sharpen and set hand saws the old fashioned way – with files guided with homemade jigs and an old fashioned Stanley saw set. It takes a lot of time to sharpen a saw this way but it is the only way to treat an old fashioned hand saw. Hand saws need the care of a craftsman using the time tested ways of days gone by.

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Published: September 29, 2014