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Saw Making #1: A Borg Backsaw

05-07-2016 07:44 PM by AgentTwitch | 7 comments »

I thought it would be interesting to try another inexpensive build and decided to re-purpose one of the Home Depot Husky 14” backsaws that sell for a little less than $9 USD. Here it is in its natural environment. On first inspection, you see that its made in the USA (from global components), but is made from high carbon spring steel, is .032” thick and the plate is not etched. The folded steel back of this is my least favorite part, and I debated slotting a piece of brass,...

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Making Two Sets of Heirloom Saws: The Gent's Saw and The Table Saw

01-24-2015 07:50 PM by summerfi | 36 comments »

This blog will document the making of two sets of heirloom saws. Each set will consist of around 10 to 12 saws, but that number seems to change as progress is made. This first blog entry documents the making of the gent’s saws and table saws. The next entry will be 10” dovetail saws. It can be seen here: http://lumberjocks.com/summerfi/blog/78490. - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - – - ...

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