Table saw blades are an important and expensive tool in woodwork machinery. If by unfortunate it gets broken, it takes extra cost to replace with the new one.
One can sharpen the table saw blades to again make it in working conditions.
It is a natural phenomenon that using table saw blades in different projects and works with time it becomes wear out and dull.
A few people really don’t care how a table saw blade can be sharpened and they go in an extra mile to buy a new blade and replace the old one.
But it is the most important issue to know that by sharpening the blades we can save money and can use them for long term.
Instead of buying new blades for table saw, a woodworker can sharpen it easily by knowing and using different guidelines which are given below.
Believe that sharpened blades can work as efficiently as the new one.
Before going to sharpen a table saw blade what information you should know when and how you sharpen a table saw blade.
What You Need For This Task?
There are certain things which you should know for sharpening of table saw blade
- Table saw blade which has to be sharpened
- Diamond blade to replace the blade
- Goggles for the safety of eyes
- Gloves to protect your hands
- A rag to clean debris
- Sharpening stick
- A brush to clean the dust over the saw blade
- Face mask for the protection of your mouth and nose
- Earmuffs for the protection of ears
- Soapy water
- Jig for the controlling of table saw blade
All these materials are needed when you sharpen a table saw blade.
How To Sharpen A Table Saw Blade & When You Need To Sharpen A Blade?
In woodwork machinery, table saw blades are one of the most expensive and bulk materials.
When you ruin it you’ll go to replace it and you get a high cost of replacing them.
While there are times when you need to know that you can sharpen your table saw blades and you can make good use of them.
By sharpening blades you can save money and it’ll be cost effective. There are certain things which tell you about when you need to sharpen your table saw blade:
When you notice wood burn while doing work, it means your table saw blades would become dull and worn out.
Dull blades not only ruin your work but can also be dangerous for you because little pieces of wood can go into your eyes.
When you are cutting material, you feel resistance to cutting wood. It indicates that a blade of table saw should be sharpened.
When the table saw blade touches the surface, a loud shrill noise produces which means that blades have to be sharpened.
Rough And Even Edges
Inspect the saw and find out uneven surfaces and edges. Also look out for splinters and chips in blades.
When using dull table saw blade, you can feel high vibration
Discolored/ Unclean Interfaces
The colors of interfaces may be discolored.
The blades rotate slowly more than usual
Load On Motors
Blades need sharpening when you feel the load increasing on the motor. It will destroy the motor if you don’t sharpen the blades for a long time.