Alexander Vido sent these photos of his repairs to a blade that someone had damaged.
Ouch, a major tear. It was fixed by first cutting the metal with aviation snips, removing a tapered strip from both sides of the tear. Then a file was used to even up the line of the edge, followed by a carborundum stone to smooth and re-bevel the edge.
The result: a scythe blade that can be sharpened and put back to work.
|After repairs. Click on photo for enlarged view.|