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Master Saw Sharpening & Maintenance Skills: Build Your Own Bad Axe with Mark Harrell

Date

Monday Oct 5, 2020 - Friday Oct 9, 2020

Key Points:

*Assess, evaluate, restore and maintain an array of vintage backsaws and handsaws
*Build your own inexpensive saw sharpening vise and maintenance system
*Hammer-set and sharpen-to-joint carcase, tenon, panel and handsaws across a variety of pitches
*Reshape an asymmetrical toothline with differently-sized files to achieve consistent rake, bevel and symmetry
*Maximize a saw’s performance
*Understanding of how plate gauge, pitch and sawtooth geometry work together
*Build your own Bad Axe 14” (35.5 cm) Precision Carcase saw