But the difference between
"I think it's pretty sharp", and, sh.....
Gawdamighty, I could cut my
leg off if I'm not careful! I'm scared of this thing!
These are hungry scalpels looking for a victim!!!
It's the difference between
a kitchen knife edge that might do mediocre work (with
some horsing and hacking) and a sushi chef's edge.
You stand back and watch
yourself as it eases effortless though anything you put
in front of it! Guiding the saw and watching you don't
accidentally hit anything else is your job. The saw cuts
A-truly-sharp saw is a
miracle unto itself. You'll see. Here is the perfect saw for you. 5 bucks, no reserve.
OK, it has lousy shipping,
somebody snapped off the nib (but it was there once) and
knocked some wood off the top horn of the tote. Plus, no
guarantee it's straight. You can wait for a better
one if you want, but this exact size/pattern is what
you're looking for, trust me.
Finding someone to sharpen
for you will be a problem too. Nobody is ever going to
get it as sharp as you can, they simply can't care
enough. But you need someone to shape/even up the teeth
and get you started now. The fine tune you'll have to
learn to do for yourself as we've all struggled with,
Last time I was at the
local builder's supply they had sawhorses at 2 for $20
or so. Home despot sells plastic about the same. Just
lop the legs off soon as you get them home.
in Happy Camp, CA