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SuffolkK

  • Joined Feb 2017
Hand Shears
« on: March 22, 2017, 08:02:38 am »
Does anyone know where I can get hand shears sharpened? I am based in Somerset.

pgkevet

  • Joined Jul 2011
Re: Hand Shears
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2017, 08:39:30 am »
I used to get my surgery's clipper blades sharpened here (postal) : http://www.diamondedgeltd.com/
But I'd have thought that simple hand shears could be done yourself with an oil stone and then honing paste and a leather strop easily enough... it's a matter of care and patience when doing it manually just like sharpening wood chisels. It's way quicker with power tool sharpening.. a local wood carver or habby model engineer could do them for you too.

landroverroy

  • Joined Oct 2010
Re: Hand Shears
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2017, 09:16:49 am »
You can do it by hand as above but the difficult bit is getting the relative angle of the 2 cutting blades set right afterwards.
I get mine done by small local lawnmower firm.
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