In order to sharpen a pair of scissors, make sure to hold the scissors at a 25- or 30-degree angle and run the stone from the pointed end of the scissors to where the scissors meet the handle. Certain types of scissors, ... More »

The instructions for sharpening a chainsaw call for holding the chain lightly in place with a vice and filing the chain using a round file or chainsaw filing kit. Apply the file following the angle of the top plate of th... More »

One of the best ways to sharpen knives is to use a sharpening stone. The stone should be moistened with water periodically. When sharpening the knife, slowly drag it toward you at a slight angle. Repeat until you feel a ... More »

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