Keeping Your Chain Saw Sharp

Keeping your chain saw sharp. How to safely sharpen a chain saw and keep it operational, including the tools of the trade, a filing guide, sharpen your skills first, extending bar and chain life and buying the right saw.

A chainsaw blade up close. The teeth, known as cutters, bite into wood, while the depth gauges determine how deep the bite will be. Proper filing of both helps keep your chainsaw in good cutting condition.
A chainsaw blade up close. The teeth, known as cutters, bite into wood, while the depth gauges determine how deep the bite will be. Proper filing of both helps keep your chainsaw in good cutting condition.
STEVE MAXWELL