How to Sharpen a Toro Lawn Mower Blade

Sharpening Mower Blades a Brief Tutorial

Picture of a ready to go sharpened Toro mower blade!

The ability to efficiently and expeditiously cut a lawn, any lawn, boils down to the sharpness of the cutting instrument. In this case it is the lawn mower blades that are positioned under the mower deck of your sweet Toro lawnmower. Since the lawn is one of the Crown Jewels of any residence it is important that you use only the best equipment in order to keep it looking like a piece of green art!

Clean Sharp Lines

The reasons for keeping a nicely-trimmed and well-manicured lawn go much further than just aesthetic beauty. The benefits of a clean-edge all around the perimeter of the turf will work wonders against disease and insect invasion. With the benefit of going green these days a by-product of utilizing a real-sharp Toro mower blade is that you will cut-down on the amount of chemicals and pesticides that will be required to keep the insects and fungus as well as disease to its optimum minimum.

Get Ready to Sharpen

In order to do the very best job with sharpening the Toro lawn mower blade, you will need a few basic tools and other items to get that razor-sharp edge. Please see the listing below taken from one of our resident blade-sharpening experts at Toro Replacement Parts.

· Safety Glasses

· Gloves

· WD-40

· Bench Grinder or Vice Grip if Using a File or Angle Grinder

· Ratchet and Socket Set

· Spark Plug Wrench

· Scraper

· Vice Grip or C-clamp to Hold the Blade while the Bolts are Removed

Ready Set Go!

· Remove Spark Plug

· Remove the Oil Filter/ Fuel Cap


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