Blade Sharpening.

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Blade Sharpening.

Post by CBRF4i » Wed 27 Jan, 2021 11:48 am

Hi all.

I've noticed recently that my mitres are not as clean as they once were and when I join the final one, it usually doesn't quite marry up, with a noticeable gap. I'm a bit OCD about such things.

I use a guillottine to finish my mitres after they come off the framing saw. I suspect I need to tinker with the 45 degree settings on my guilottine but I also suspect the blades are not what what they once were.

Ideally, I'd like a Morso but I can't justify the expense so I'll have to plod on with my guillotine, so I will need to get the blades sharpened.

Can anyone recommend a blade sharpening service please that may come with courier pick up as I want to avoid the Post Office at the moment. Our 'local' PO is 6 miles away.

Thanks. :)

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Re: Blade Sharpening.

Post by Steve N » Wed 27 Jan, 2021 1:13 pm

You don't need to go to the Post Office, do click and drop online, and you can pay £0.70 (I think) and request a pick up from you, according to the TV adds, you are doing it the right way, get the blades sharpened then 'Tinker' when you have put them back on
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Re: Blade Sharpening.

Post by Justintime » Wed 27 Jan, 2021 2:02 pm

Which supplier do you use for your materials? Most suppliers provide a blade sharpening service. If they are Morso blades they must be hollow ground

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Post by philipsheldon » Wed 27 Jan, 2021 2:12 pm

Ashworth & Thompson provide a hollow grinding service for Morso Blades. We have been doing this for well over thirty years.
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Re: Blade Sharpening.

Post by CBRF4i » Thu 28 Jan, 2021 10:50 am

Justintime wrote:
Wed 27 Jan, 2021 2:02 pm
Which supplier do you use for your materials? Most suppliers provide a blade sharpening service. If they are Morso blades they must be hollow ground

I use a local framer near Glasgow for my materials. I'm not sure if they sharpen their own blades, they have Morsos. I will ask next time I'm there, which could be a while. Thanks for the suggestion, well worth the ask.

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Re: Blade Sharpening.

Post by CBRF4i » Thu 28 Jan, 2021 10:50 am

philipsheldon wrote:
Wed 27 Jan, 2021 2:12 pm
Ashworth & Thompson provide a hollow grinding service for Morso Blades. We have been doing this for well over thirty years.
Thank you, I will look those up.

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Re: Blade Sharpening.

Post by TheArtvaults » Thu 28 Jan, 2021 9:33 pm

Main line moulding for blades sharpening they do a level force collect and deliver service very good no issues

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Re: Blade Sharpening.

Post by CBRF4i » Thu 25 Feb, 2021 1:46 pm

Thanks for the replies.

I've not sent them off yet, still looking into the suggested options but hopefully, they'll be away soon.

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Re: Blade Sharpening.

Post by pramsay13 » Thu 25 Feb, 2021 8:10 pm

It might be worth looking at Centrado for your supplies.
They will have a van out your way once a week. If your order is over a certain amount you get free delivery.
They can collect and drop off your blades after sharpening.

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