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By Mark Meissner
Member - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 

Being tempered to become stronger


September 27, 2018

By trade, I am a saw filer. In earlier days, anyone in this trade may have been called either a sawsmith, or a saw doctor – as filing or sharpening saws was only a small part of our trade. A sawsmith, or saw doctor, takes great pains to repair a saw so that the sharpening can be used to best effect. Often times, the repair process involves welding broken teeth back into the saw, or welding a broken saw body back together.

Part of the process of welding involves tempering the welded area. The careful application of heat can cause the welded area to be stronger or tougher than before it was...

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