Woodworking Basics: Sharpening a Handsaw

Improve your carpentry and prolong the life of your handsaw with these step-by-step instructions for keeping your tool razor-sharp.

Commercial Saw Set
A commercial saw set bends the teeth of a combination saw to the proper angle with the blade clamped in a bench vise. Setting the teeth of a saw blade is a key step in the sharpening process, producing a kerf that prevents the blade from binding.