Here is my first crosscut and my first attempt to recondition a saw. No manufacture etch, 36 inches, champion tooth, flat ground. Before:
The rakers are filed, I'll try sweging later. I made a guage, and used a hammer as an anvil, and a geologist's hammer to set the teeth:
Took it for a spin last week on some well seasoned black cherry:
Even though I have never used a crosscut before, I think it should do better. Think I'll try it in some other types of wood before I do anything to it though. Thanks for looking.