Click on each of the photos below to follow the proper steps for sharpening your STIHL chain saw.
Before Sharpening
  • Clean the saw chain.
  • Check the saw chain for cracks and damaged rivets.
  • Replace damaged and worn chain components and adapt these parts to the remaining parts in terms of shape and level of wear - rework accordingly.
  • If your saw chain is carbide-tipped, STIHL does not recommend manual sharpening. These (Duro) saw chains are especially wear resistant - for an optimal sharpening result, STIHL recommends using a servicing STIHL Dealer.