All tools related to carpentry from the best hand saw to the best portable table saw require to be clean. Because cleanliness not only helps you feel satisfied when you work but also helps improve your productivity.
For a table saw, the part that easily dirty and the most damaged is the saw blade. Because it is the main and indispensable part to support you cut the wood most effectively.
Many people are not interested in the preservation or cleaning of this part frequently. That leads to unfortunate consequences such as the saw blade will lose sharpness, easily leaked, especially can be dangerous to the health of users.
Understanding the importance of that, this article will show you how to wash the saw blade effectively and easily for those who want to learn about this problem. Let’s read and discover.
What happens if you don’t clean the blades of the saw regularly?
Cleaning the blade is a simple and easy task, but I’m sure most people don’t care or forget to wipe it regularly.
As you know, the saw blade is made of metal material, the cost of buying it is quite high. After each operation and performance, dust or wood chips will stick to the saw blade. If you do not clean it immediately. Your saw blade will quickly be damaged, rusting. Not only does it reduce your working ability, but it also causes some unexpected accidents such as the saw blade flying out to shoot at you.
Therefore, in order not to face that unfortunate problem, you should read how to clean the table blade below.
How to clean
Things you need to equip
- Cleaning solution
- Brush with soft wire
- Aluminum brass
- Rags, wipes
Step one: Remove the saw blade off the surface of the table saw and absorb it in the water
First, leave the saw blade out of the device (to be safe, equip the glove to bring it out to avoid being cut into the hand) Then quickly place it in the aluminum brass (which was prepared) with a sufficient amount of water to fold the saw blade. Next, add the detergent solution (about a cup of small water) to the basin.
Note: If your blade is too dirty, remove the stain by brush or towel first.
Step 2: stir and wait
After pouring the detergent, you use a chopstick, stick or anything with a long shape to spread the solution in the pot. After that, wait for 5 to 10 minutes to allow the cleaning solution to absorb evenly
Note: As well as moving the blade, at this step you must also be careful not to be injured. Another tip is to stir the solution in the basin first, then put the saw blade in.
Step three: Rub
Now is the time to polish your saw blade. Please use the brush with soft wire to be able to clean every corner, slot, the groove of the saw blade. In my experience, I found that brass brushes are the best and most effective scrubbing tool.
Step four: Dry your saw blade
After, you are sure that your saw blade is as clean as it was when you first bought it. Now go to dry it. You should use a dry towel or a clean rag to wipe. Keep rinsing until you find it completely dry and free of water. By which water is stuck and the blade, it makes your saw blade quickly rust.
Step five: reassemble the saw blade into the table saw
After having completed all the steps perfectly. Now simply, you just need to reassemble the saw blade into the device. Next, to check whether or not a great to use. You can try using a small wooden board and put the saw blade through it. If the saw blade passes through it quickly and comfortably, especially if the wood does not have any marks left, you have cleaned the blade successfully.
Do you know how to clean the saw blade? It is simple and fast, right? Take a little effort to apply the saw blade for a long time and not have to worry about damage or rust. Best of all, you can save some money. Hopeful, it will be useful for you. And thank you for taking the time to read this article.