Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'saw kit'

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Bow Saw Build #4: Baby Steps...

02-20-2019 02:40 PM by HokieKen | 10 comments »

I have so many small projects going on in the shop right now that it’s hard to find time to finish this saw since it’s not real high on the priority list. But, I had about 30 minutes to kill last night and it seemed to be calling my name. So, it may take me several short sessions but I will finish this puppy! ;-) For last night, I just finished fitting the new cross-member. I had one side done last time so it was on to the second side. I marked a square line across the piec...

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Bow Saw Build #1: Getting Started

08-24-2017 11:57 AM by HokieKen | 13 comments »

Well, my buddy Bill (builtinbkyn) recently made a couple of turning saws and I knew I had to have one. So when my Mom asked me what I wanted for my birthday earlier this month, I told her I’d like one of the Gramercy bow saw kits from Tools for Working Wood. For $29 you get 3 blades and the brass pins needed. You can buy various other parts as well but, where’s the fun in that? ;-) So, I started with that and off I go… First I chose my woods and milled my blanks...

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Saw Making #6: Gents Saw Conversion Part 5

10-07-2016 10:36 PM by AgentTwitch | 0 comments »

So this blog entry will be pretty short. In truth, creating a saw tote doesn’t take more than half a day in the shop to cut out the wood, shape it and get the first coat of finish on it. This blog seems long, but I did try to cover a lot of the details for those that care about such things. In this final installment of the little gents saw conversion, we install the saw back, line up the saw plate, install the split nuts, give it some test cuts, make a final adjustment or two, oil it...

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