There are nonetheless hundreds of thousands of fantastic classic saws within the
world, and the one factor standing between them rusting or
chewing via wooden is an efficient sharpening.
Many starting woodworkers are intimidated by sharpening their
saws. That’s OK. If you end up prepared, purchase these two DVDs from
Ron Herman (“Sharpen
Your Handsaws” and “Handsaws:
Tune-up, Set-up & More”) and you can be set. Till
that day, it’s important to discover somebody to sharpen your saws.
Over the last decade, many of the sharpeners I’ve recognized have
died or retired from the commerce. Fortunately, we’ve got Mark Harrell
Axe and Bob
Rozieski at Logan Cabinet Shoppe. And now Matt Cianci of
Warwick, R.I., has turn out to be a full-time noticed sharpener and
He’s been obsessive about saws for a number of years now and has been
fixing them and restoring them on the aspect, however he lately received
up the nerve to depart his job as a vocational counselor to
turn out to be a full-time noticed physician.
His enterprise is known as The
SawWright, and you may see his costs for sharpening and
restoration on his internet web page. He additionally promote sharp classic saws,
and plans to begin making new saws. And in case you are obsessed
about saws as Matt is, it’s best to subscribe to his weblog
I received the possibility to make use of a few of Matt’s saws whereas educating in
Connecticut final yr and he’s a top-shelf sharpener. Like every
world-class sharpener, Matt’s saws float via the work like
a superbly sharp noticed ought to. He additionally has been exhibiting up at
a number of hand instrument occasions and is making a fame as a
straight-shooter in enterprise with quick turnaround occasions.
So when you’ve got some boring saws languishing in your store,
drop Matt a line and
assist him hold his bold new enterprise within the black. The
world wants extra noticed sharpeners and courageous souls like him.
— Christopher Schwarz