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Forum topic by richardchaos posted 11-21-2017 12:57 PM 190 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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richardchaos

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11-21-2017 12:57 PM

I have a few carbide things I need sharpened. I have exhausted my searches for thing driving distance of where I am now.

How/where/how much do you get your CARBIDE stuff sharpened?

Send them out?

How long? How much? GOOD?

-- β€œIn a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ― George Orwell


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Matt Rogers

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#1 posted 11-21-2017 01:18 PM

I have sent mine out and they come back great. Now where did I send them??? Can’t remember, but Forrest, Ridge Carbide and many others will do a “better than new” job and you will be very happy. If you have a router bit or saw blade that you use a lot, send it out, cheaper than new and actually sharper than new. I even send out Freud blades ($20 to sharpen vs $30 new may not sound like that good a deal, but they do come back sharper than new). If you have a 80t miter blade and you have lost a tooth or two, you don’t even have to replace it and it will still cut great when sharpened. If you have lost 4 or 5 teeth, sure it matters, but just one out of 80, you can’t tell.

-- Matt Rogers, http://www.cleanairwoodworks.com and http://www.cleanairyurts.com

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