Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'saw handles'

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Exercises in Artisanship #6: Handle finale!

04-18-2012 11:16 PM by jjw5858 | 8 comments »

Hey gang hope this week is treating you well so far,,,hey you usually know by Wednesday….lol Finally got some more time out in the shop to learn more ins and outs of this handle build. As I finished this piece up I was happy that I went my own path….that I used a road less traveled in the design and approach to this project. Wether it is enjoyed by some or maybe even upsetting to some traditionalists or collectors….I think it’s great to stretch out the wings of p...

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Hand saw restore blog #3: New bolts and some shine.

06-21-2011 09:31 PM by mafe | 24 comments »

Hand saw restoreNew bolts and some shine. One step closer, and time to play with the fish! This old G. Buck Tottenham London was actually in a really nice condition when we talk handle, and the shape is beautiful as is. And these old bolts a treasure for the eye.But how do I rescue them?And how do I get them out? First we need to invent!Ok perhaps not invent, but be a little creative, so I cut out the center of a flat screwdriver bit, to make a special bit for the job. And ...

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Hand saw restore blog #2: Reshaping handles

06-19-2011 03:56 PM by mafe | 27 comments »

Hand saw restoreReshaping handles. This is where the really fun part begins, and where you can use all your creativity. SPEAR AND JACKSON For some reason this saw refused to be trashed when it arrived as a bonus (or punishment) with some old English hand planes I bought of E-Bay. This is the E-Bay picture where it was put on display on a really sexy carpet even… Let’s get rough! Trying to get some sweet curves on that ugly thing. More – and some work with a...

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Hand saw restore blog #1: Intro and rust removal.

06-18-2011 06:57 PM by mafe | 20 comments »

Hand saw restoreIntro and rust removal. THE SAWS Two years ago I bought an old English tool box full of old tools. In the box lid there were two saws, a panel saw ‘Disston Canada’ and a tenon saw ‘W Tyzack Sons & Turner Sheffield’. And when I dogged into the tools, there were also an old gentleman’s dovetail saw no makers mark just ‘made in Sheffield’. It was here my dream of restoring some old saws started, but before this I had a long way ...

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