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Saw Files

Saw files can also be known as triangular files or three-square files. They often have single cut teeth across the full width of each facet of the file and can come in many different variations including: Lengths Widths Taper Fineness (the closer the teeth are on the file, the finer it is) Double-cut/ single […]

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[…] some will need sharpening before setting. This all depends on the quality of the teeth to begin … Setting Up and Sharpening a Saw Read More » Saw Files25 April 2018 Saw files can also be known as triangular files or three-square files. They often have single cut teeth across the full width of each […]

Setting Up and Sharpening a Saw

[…] sharpening. Sharpening Usually three main sizes of file can be used to sharpen the teeth of most saws: 7” (175mm) 6” (150mm) 5”(125mm) To read more on saw files, visit our guide here. These are triangular so they can fit into the gap between the teeth. The width of each face on the triangle file […]

Buying a Gent’s Saw

[…] Also, small teeth (anything over 17PPI) is just too small and the cut is nowhere near as effective. It also becomes difficult to sharpen, requiring extra slim saw files. Paul recommends new where possible for this saw as a secondhand one will probably need restoration, reshaping of teeth and sharpening. As these are smaller toothed […]

Sharpening Tools and Accessories

Note: These methods work best for tools with a cutting edge, to read about saw files, click here. There are several types of abrasive materials you might come across when looking for something to sharpen your edge tools on, these range in price which makes some options more suitable for beginners than others. For abrasive […]

The File Guide

[…] remove. Terminology Gullets – Grooves between the teeth on the file, they can get clogged up Types of File Single Cut Second Cut Double- Cut Relevant Guides Saw Files Saw files can also be known as triangular files or three-square files. They often have single cut teeth across the full width of each facet of […]

Buying a File

[…] for £18.27* and Paul uses it daily. He would recommend this as a first choice. This is also available on amazon.com *Price checked October 2022 Relevant Guides Saw Files Saw files can also be known as triangular files or three-square files. They often have single cut teeth across the full width of each facet of […]

Sharpening Your Hand Tools: A Beginners Guide

[…] freehand sharpening. You can also watch Paul’s YouTube video from 2015 on Sharpening and Setting the Bench Plane here: Saw Sharpening Paul has 3 different sizes of saw files. The PPI of the saw will determine how it is sharpened. For the majority, Paul will use a sawset to set the teeth and then either […]

Setting up and Sharpening Guides

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