1. Insert the sharpening rod into a gap between the teeth so that the rod is sharpening the grind on the front edge of one tooth and the back edge of another tooth on the opposite side of the sharpening rod.
2. Move the sharpening rod back and forth until the cutting edge of the teeth are sharp
3. Alternate to the other side of the tooth and insert the sharpening rod in the adjacent gap to sharpen the other side of each tooth. Again, move the sharpening rod back and forth until sharp.
4. Repeat process for each gap in the teeth of the blade.