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Rockler Pitch & Resin Remover, Quart
Rockler Pitch & Resin Remover, Quart Item #64956
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Rockler Pitch & Resin Remover, 16 fl. oz
Rockler Pitch & Resin Remover, 16 fl. oz Item #39146
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Rockler Pitch & Resin Remover

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Ready-to-use solution quickly and easily cleans away the residue buildup that develops on blades and bits. Cleaner cutting edges will give you superior machining results and extend the life of your tools. Pitch & Resin Remover is easy to use. Spray and coat thoroughly all surfaces. Let stand 5-8 minutes prior to using a cloth, brush or steel wool to remove residue. This solution may be sprayed to reach crevices and locations where additional cleaning is required. 1 quart concentrate makes 1 gallon of remover when mixed 1 part to 3 parts water, or can be used full strength if necessary. A shallow baking pan works well for soaking saw blades, plane knives and other flat cutting instruments. Use a jar-shaped container for soaking router bits, shaper cutters and drill bits. When buildup is heavy, re-apply as necessary.Dry tools thoroughly to avoid rusting while in storage.

(1) Rockler Pitch & Resin Remover
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Weight 1.8000
Type Blades, Chisels, Drill Bits, Router Bits
4.7 / 5.0
86 Reviews
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Used for removing pitch from band-saw blade after greenwood resawing. Works well.
May 31, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Great product!
Second time buying this product. Couldn't find my last bottle. Its cleans my blades and router bits like new.
September 22, 2019
9 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Cleaning Lawn Mower Blades
I have been happy with the product for cleaning saw blades and router bits, but I recently found a new use: cleaning the heavy pitch build up on my 28 inch lawn mower blade.

How to: Protect hands with Nitrile or similar gloves. Mix up about a pint of solution from concentrate with the prescribed ratio (directions). Instead of soaking the blade, I just generously brushed on the solution with a disposable foam brush. After letting it sit for a few minutes apply more until the gunk on the blade softens, then attack it with a paint scraper and steel wool. Repeat as necessary. When done, clean wash the blade with clear water then wipe dry. Sharpen blade, prime & paint it, and you're done.

Previously I was using a wire brush on a drill or bench grinder to remove the hardened pitch. This method was much faster and more effective.
August 11, 2019
Woodworking Experience:
pitch&resin remover
get build up on blades and router bits this work very well
November 28, 2018
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
saw and router bits clean
works well but needs patience yellow pine is a mess
November 15, 2018
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Rockler Pitch & Resin Remover
Excellent Product, Been using it for years. Let the blade soak several hours for best results.
November 6, 2018
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Pitch remover
When you think you need an new blade and or it needs sharing clean it first ,you will be amazed how much better it will cute
September 22, 2018
1 year ago
This stuff works really well on saw blades and router bits. Soak them for a few minutes then gently scrub them with a brass wire brush.
June 26, 2018
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Great Product
This works exactly as it should. I'm very happy with it.
June 3, 2018
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
It works
It seems rather expensive but It works as advertised.
April 23, 2018
Woodworking Experience:
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I have read the reviews and this ones appears to be the best. I have a big project ahead and will be using my table saw a lot. I look forward to receiving your product
Diane H on Aug 14, 2018
Works very well and helps me save $$ by prolonging the use of my router bits.
GARY C on Aug 4, 2018
I have read the reviews and this ones appears to be the best. I have a big project ahead and will be using my table saw a lot. I look forward to receiving your product
Diane H on Aug 14, 2018
Used it great...
Mark M on Aug 5, 2018
Works very well and helps me save $$ by prolonging the use of my router bits.
GARY C on Aug 4, 2018
Just trying
Randy O on Jul 20, 2018
great for cleaning saw blades
Paul G on Jul 1, 2018
have used it need more.
Charles S on May 31, 2018
clean saw blades.
Donald K on May 27, 2018
needed item
Mike M on Apr 14, 2018
Time to do some housekeeping on a collection of blades - limited use and generally good-clean cuts; but, loaded with project residue. Price was good.
Richard B on Mar 29, 2018
To clean my saw blades and router bits.
john S on Dec 8, 2017
Have purchased this in the past, and it works great
Dave A on Nov 18, 2017
it works very good
conrad z on Sep 20, 2017
Decent value.
JOSEPH S on Sep 18, 2017
I have been using this product for several years and am very satisfied with it.
Milan D on Aug 21, 2017
wasn't available locally
Mike on Aug 16, 2017
I need extra cleaner
Bill C on Aug 9, 2017
It works very well
Roy K on Jul 27, 2017
To clean my saw blades and router bits.
MARK A M on Jul 14, 2017
Used it before; works very well!
Mike H on Jun 21, 2017
My blades develop a residue, especially with tougher woods. Rather than pay to have the resin removed professionally, I can get a bit more life before resharpening.
J T on May 31, 2017
No reason other than I needed it.
Eric Z on Apr 21, 2017
Scott H on Apr 13, 2017
want to try it out
Bernard B on Apr 6, 2017
clean router bits
John W on Mar 30, 2017
Pitch on both circular saw blades and router bits needed to be cleaned off.
Michael C on Mar 13, 2017
To Clean Tools
Ron L on Mar 1, 2017
I like my jokes and my girls dirty. Not my sawblades
JACOB B on Feb 9, 2017
Replacing some used pitch resin remover
Jim S on Jan 28, 2017
Decided to try it.
Ronald S on Jan 1, 2017
Clean blades
Richard T on Nov 28, 2016
My supply is depleted
D A on Nov 23, 2016
Used this before, works very well. Requires some scrubbing with a brass brush, but happy with this small effort.
George K on Nov 21, 2016
good product, works well
Vincent A on Nov 18, 2016
To clean saw blades and router bits.
Arthur F on Nov 9, 2016
general shop maintenance
Philip D P on Oct 24, 2016
Need to keep bits clean and sharp
Mouse on Oct 23, 2016
Clean saw blades off resin and pitch
André M on Oct 19, 2016
ive been building custom cabinets for my present home. the bits have become dull and overheat due to the buildup.
thomas h on Oct 19, 2016
I use several saws (chain, table saw, etc.) and need to clean the chains/blades. The product works well.
Leonard L on Sep 28, 2016
to clean and protect my saw blades and router bits
Brian H on Aug 29, 2016
Was going to get Woodcraft's resin remover since I had it and was good; no longer avail. Giving Rockler a try.
drcook on Aug 12, 2016
2nd order, needed more.
Fredrick D on Jul 15, 2016
I have used the rockler pitch remover before and it works very well.
Ollie t on Jul 11, 2016
Cleaned pine sap off planner bed.
Randall A on Jun 30, 2016
to clean saw blades
Ray B on Jun 29, 2016
used it before , works good
Robert T on Jun 12, 2016
great for removing pitch
Verlan T on May 18, 2016
needed to clean tools
Michael S on May 10, 2016
Clean bits and table/band saw Blades.
Charles D on Apr 17, 2016
favorable comments by users and price
Steven L on Feb 26, 2016
Used it great...
Mark M on Aug 5, 2018
Just trying
Randy O on Jul 20, 2018
how do i dispose of the used portion?
Ian L on May 4, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Our town has a recycle for hazzardous waste like motor oil , I take mine there
Can this be used for cleaning the rollers on a planner?
Patrick S on Mar 19, 2019
BEST ANSWER: If they are metal rollers, like on a large machine, it might work fine. If they are hard rubber ones, like on a lunchbox planer, I think I would want more info from Rockler. The stuff is formulated for metal. I doubt it would damage rubber, but I don't know enough to say for sure.
Can this product be used on a bandsaw blade while it is on the machine? Will it cause any problems with the bandsaw tires?
paul m on Sep 26, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I have only used this on my table saw blades and router bits. As the instructions say, they need to soak for a few minutes. This is a water based citrus type cleaner and not a powerful solvent. I also rinse my blades and bits and dry them thoroughly to prevent rust. I think you would be wise to remove your blade to clean it. It’s not that much trouble, and will work much better. Because it is water based, it should not harm your urethane tires, but if you slop it, you may get some equipment rusting.
Is this safe to use on teflon coated blades?
Nace H on Dec 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes, just don't let it sit for too long.
What is it made of?
A shopper on Apr 13, 2015
BEST ANSWER: There is an MSDS "Material Safety Data Sheet" on this item on the Rockler web site for this item. It lists all the ingredients as required by law.
Will this product remove the paint from a circular saw blade?
James M on Oct 8, 2018
will this product clean the resin off the side of my wood burner ?
ann h on Jan 16, 2016
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