Author Archives: Matt Cianci

About Matt Cianci

Read more about Matt Cianci and his saw expertise at thesawwright.com.

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How to Sharpen Saw Blades

This article originally appeared in the December 2014 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine “Saw Sharpening 101” by Matt Cianci pages 36-39 We’ve all been there: You reach for your saw in the middle of a project, and before you start the cut, you drag your finger along the teeth and say to yourself, “Meh…they’re...

Hand Saw Restoration – First steps up the slippery slope…

So you’ve decided to try your hand at saw restoration. Congratulations! You’ve got your newly minted copy of “Super-Tune Your Backsaw” but you’ve got no backsaw to super-tune. What to do? Have no worries, my friend, I’ve put together some tips to help you on your way. Dive in and you’ll...

‘Build A Custom Backsaw’ FAQs with Matt Cianci

Hello out there in hand tool world; it is I, your stealthy neighborhood SawWright, Matt Cianci! I have risked life and limb by hacking into the PopWood blog to further propogate my twisted brand of saw-speak. And while I’m at it, I’ll answer some common questions about my latest DVD “Build A Custom Backsaw.”...