Pictures from the saw sharpening shop.


Vern Burke, SwiftWater Edge Tool Works
Biddeford, Maine

2 man crosscut saw ready to set.

2 man crosscut saw laid out on the anvil, ready for setting. This saw belongs to the Colby College Woodsman’s Team

Vern setting a 2 man crosscut saw.

Vern setting the teeth on a 2 man crosscut saw with a 3lb blacksmith hammer and a modified steel cutter. This saw belongs to the Colby College Woodsman’s Team

Straightening a bent handsaw.

Vern straightening a bent handsaw on the anvil with a 3lb blacksmith hammer and a modified steel cutter.

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