I don’t consider myself an expert saw sharpener, but I can hold my own with a saw file. When Chris Schwarz was in Anchorage teaching last spring, I heard one of the students ask him something about saw sharpening. His response was something to the effect of; ask Jonathan to teach you, his saws are sharp. I took that as a complement so Saturday (9/20) I am teaching a saw sharpening class through our local club; Alaska Creative Woodworkers Association. Yup, there are nine folks in South central Alaska who are crazy enough to pay $20 to learn how to sharpen a saw from me! Of course lunch is included, so maybe they are just coming eat. There is one spot left, if anyone wants to join us.
Even a poorly sharpened saw cuts better than a dull one!