A Woodworkers Tour of a Bit and Blade Sharpening Shop

284 Views · Published on Fri, 28 June 2019 · Sharpening Tools

Sharpening saw blades and woodworking bits is complex and requires sophisticated equipment and someone who knows how to set them up and run them. In this episode we visit a sharpening facility that can sharpen anything and can even custom make bits such as those needed in restoring antique furniture and restoring moldings and woodwork in heritage buildings.

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