Download: How to Sharpen and Set Band Sawmill Blades - Norwood Band Blade Sharpener and Tooth Setter

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Need to sharpen and set your band blade for your portable sawmill?

Norwood Standard Sawmill Blade Sharpener: Full-Profile Standard Sharpener

Quality lumber and blade life depend on a sharp blade. The full blade profile should be sharpened at least every couple of hours.

Most sawmill blade sharpeners and re-sharpening services only treat the tooth face. This leaves the blade vulnerable to premature blade breakage because it completely misses the microscopic stress cracks that form at the root of the tooth and in the gullet. The Norwood Sharpener maintains the entire tooth profile including the gullet. This unique action allows the stone to gently remove those microscopic stress cracks that, if left unchecked, lead to premature blade failure.

Semi-automatic, simply turn the crank and the Norwood Sharpener will do the rest, simultaneously advancing and profiling the entire blade in only about eight minutes.

The Norwood Standard Sharpener is factory-configured to profile Norwood Goldline Premium™ 1¼" and 1½" (7/8" pitch) blades. Optional cams are available for other ¾", ⅞" and 1" pitch blades*. Every Norwood Standard Sawmill Blade Sharpener comes with six Norwood MTW ceramic-compound stones which need no dressing or truing before use.

Why coil, package and ship your sawmill blades to a sharpening service, wait days or weeks for their return, and pay huge fees for the aggravation? A wise investment, the Norwood sharpener saves money and time.

* Speak with a Norwood customer service representative to confirm which blades the optional cams will profile.


Norwood Sawmill Blade Tooth-Setter: Standard Setter

Teeth naturally lose their set over time. This reduces blade efficiency and can cause blade diving or climbing, or produce wavy or scored boards. Check and restore tooth set at least every three sharpenings for efficient, straight, and smooth milling.

Set your blades to mill perfect lumber with Norwood's Standard Tooth-Setter. Plunger-style design to accurately and systematically check the set of each tooth before engaging the mechanism to restore the set. Reset an entire blade in less than 15 minutes.

The Norwood Standard Tooth-Setter is factory-configured to set 1¼" blades. Optional retrofit kit is available for 1½" blades. Precision CNC-machined and zinc-dichromate plated. Comes equipped with a dial indicator and support arms.

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