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Forum topic by Mark Geserick posted 1302 days ago 1380 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Mark Geserick

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1302 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: sharpening

I have several Festool 8 inch circular saw blades that need sharpening. I have the Festool TS-75 saw. I need to find a good company that specializes in mail order sharpening service.

Thanks
Mark

-- Mark, South Jersey


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ajosephg

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#1 posted 1302 days ago

I use a local company, American Sharpening Services. It is my understanding that they do a lot of mail order. Sharpens about anything, saw blades, router bits, plane irons, lawn mower blades, you name it.

AMERICAN SHARPENING & SUPPLIES 479-631-6871
208 W OLIVE ST
ROGERS, AR 72756

-- Joe

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Mark Geserick

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#2 posted 1302 days ago

Thank you Joe. I’ll give them a call and find out the details…

-- Mark, South Jersey

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ajosephg

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#3 posted 1302 days ago

I was in there last week, and I think they might be closed tomorrow (12/31).

-- Joe

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dfdye

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#4 posted 1302 days ago

Dynamic Saw, Ridge Carbide and Forrest all offer sharpening services for all blades, regardless of the manufacturer. All have great reputations, but I have never used any of them.

The place I use for my saw blades is the local TrueValue, and they used to have a web page describing their sharpening service, but they seem to have just updated their web page and don’t have that content any more. It’s a shame since they are really good, and I think they used to do mail order sharpening.

-- David from Indiana --

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 1301 days ago

Hi Mark;

I always send stuff to Forrest. They do a great job.

Lee

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hvroberts

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#6 posted 1301 days ago

I don’t know about sending them out to be sharpened. Around here I know of at least 2 Hardware stores where you can leave your blades and a local man will pick them up, sharpen them and return them the next week. It is all done local and you don’t have shipping charges. I have been very satisfied with the work for many years. I found the same service when I lived in another town years ago.
Ask at your local Hardware store if they know someone in the area, you may be surprised.

-- Hvroberts, Up North In Maine

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