Magnifying Lens for saw sharpening
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27 July 2014 at 4:34 pm #59781
At 57 I’m happy to say I can still read a newspaper unaided, but when I tried to sharpen my Diston 10 point cross cut saw this morning, the blurr of teeth was a problem. Anyone have any suggestions on a good product along the jeweler’s head visor line that might resolve this issue?27 July 2014 at 5:17 pm #59785
Haven’t used one myself, Bill but this site carries a very large selection of visors, lamps and other magnifying tools; prices seem reasonable too.
Maybe someone else has direct experience with something that has worked well for them?
27 July 2014 at 5:29 pm #59790
I was looking at this one
I like the idea of a light, and the reviews can be helpful. I think I’ll still wait a little longer to see if anyone has additional input.
Thanks for your responses!
BW27 July 2014 at 8:41 pm #59799
hi bill i bought this one and i’m not happy with it unless you have your nose resting on the saw vice its not much use imho
head Magnifhttp://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Head-Magnifying-Glass-with-LED-Light-Magnifier-Hands-Free-Latest-Model-UK-New-/350546693546?pt=UK_Sound_Vision_Other&hash=item519e360daaying Glass with LED Light Magnifier Hands Free… (350546693546)
Eddy .. Liverpool, Merseyside, UK
,27 July 2014 at 8:46 pm #59802
I use cheap drug store reading glasses. They give me just enough magnification so that I can see what I’m doing but are inexpensive to replace if something happens to them.
http://hillbillydaiku.com4 August 2014 at 12:32 am #60065
I use a clip on light to a broom handle. One end drilled through 6mm use a bolt plus spacing washer and mount horizontally UNDER a shelf above worktop. This onsomblay can be swivelled out of way or over work.
Then I use strongest £6.00 chemist classes, I have a pair of 3 times magnification, sit on my pine stool (claimed from the dump) and work on my Disston saws with ease.
Best John4 August 2014 at 2:27 am #60067
I ended up buying the Carson. It works well for me and I’m pleased with the purchase. Thank you one and all for your assistance!
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