Preheat oven to 400
In a medium mixing bowl, mix flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, and baking soda with a wooden spoon.
Cut in 1 stick very cold butter with a pastry cutter until butter is pea-size. (you could also use a fork)
Add buttermilk and stir in with a wooden spoon until combined.
Place dough on a lightly floured surface and pat out until it's about an inch and a half high.
Using a circular biscuit cutter or juice glass cut out 12-15 biscuits.
Place on an un-greased cookie sheet.
Bake 15-17 minutes or until lightly brown.