[NAFEX]sharpening shears / secateurs
tanistanis at hotmail.com
Fri Apr 29 10:20:44 EDT 2005
Thanks. I wish sharpening directions were printed on the handles of by-pass
pruners. I can't count the number of friends, relatives, neighbors who have
shown me their loppers which "worked great for a year, but even tho I
sharpened them this spring they pried apart." (For some reason they feel
compelled to sharpen/ruin their loppers, but leave their hand-pruners
Like Del described, the inside faces of the 2 cutting parts of by-pass type
cutters have got to meet smooth & perfect. If in doubt, please don't touch
them with any sharpening tool. Only work on the other faces.
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From: Del Stubbs <>
To: North American Fruit Explorers <>
Subject: [NAFEX]sharpening shears / secateurs
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 06:55:19 -0700 (PDT)
Since I operate a knife making shop - on occasion I touch up local friends'
and my own
secateurs . Sharpening them is not rocket science, but is specific to them.
online for some kind of guide but didn't find one. So here are my
suggestions for anyone
who doesn't have someone locally to keep them in tune....
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