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Blade sharpening

Post by elly-d » Wed 21 Jul, 2021 7:24 pm

Hello everyone, and yes I know this topic must have been done to death over the years, but I need help.

I used to use Lion for Morso blade sharpening until they stopped the service last year. I have tried all the companies I can find online and some tool sharpening companies too. None have done a good job for me. I think I am going mad reading recommendations online only to find when I get blades back they are unusable. I wont mention companies on here but some blades came back with jagged edges, some hollow ground but with the burr still on, and nearly all of them blunt and pushing mouldings on final cuts.

Can anyone let me into the secret of where to get blades sharpened correctly? I am hating work at the moment and thinking of quitting after 14 years because i can't cut mitres, the most important part of the job.

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Re: Blade sharpening

Post by Not your average framer » Wed 21 Jul, 2021 7:52 pm

Oh dear, that's a real shame! Lion were very good at sharpening Morso blades.
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Re: Blade sharpening

Post by rubyred25 » Wed 21 Jul, 2021 8:24 pm

Hi, I last had my blades sharpened by Neil Stout the framing engineer 07793 709123 he’s definitely worth a call

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Re: Blade sharpening

Post by theframer » Wed 21 Jul, 2021 8:47 pm

I use saw and tooling in Edinburgh after having similar problems with various companies,
They are very good.
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Re: Blade sharpening

Post by YPF » Wed 21 Jul, 2021 8:52 pm

We use Mainline’s blade sharpening service. I once used a local company and their prices were very low, the reason for the cheapness soon became apparent.
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Post by Tudor Rose » Wed 21 Jul, 2021 10:22 pm

Mainline for us too. Superb service.
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Re: Blade sharpening

Post by Justintime » Thu 22 Jul, 2021 9:30 am

I use Wessex, never had a problem.

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Re: Blade sharpening

Post by JonathanB » Thu 22 Jul, 2021 10:16 am

Another vote for Wessex - never had any issues
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