Does anyone sharpen their rail nippers or is it easier just to go buy a new pair? Just curious what the consensus is.
While sharpening my pruning shears and scissors saw the rail nippers sitting there on the bench. Gave them a few passes with a flat file. Just curious what others were doing with theirs.A small flat file should help. They're hard steel....and hardened. But so are the Rail Nippers. So, you won't accomplish much easily, or in jig time. But if you can keep a small flat file at the correct angle, and don't mind several dozen slides on each blade, you should be able to keep them sharp.
I already had the whetstone (since Boy Scout days) and have sharpened many a carving knife with it. My grandson borrows it since he is into woodworking as well.Nice to hear that I'm not the only one. I don't know if I've saved enough not buying new blades to justify the cost of the diamond whet stone.
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