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 full-featured filing guide (middle) is a great tool for beginners. The simpler guide (bottom) demands more skill for success. The flat file and depth-gauge guide (top) are used on depth gauges every few sharpenings.
A full-featured filing guide (middle) is a great tool for beginners. The simpler guide (bottom) demands more skill for success. The flat file and depth-gauge guide (top) are used on depth gauges every few sharpenings.
STEVE MAXWELL