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Of Tool Cabinets, Chewing Gum and Sealng Wax #12: Split nut screwdriver

03-16-2019 06:43 PM by Bill Berklich | 3 comments »

Lots of projects as every other LJ’er but this Split nut screwdriver is (in my mind) a good looking success. Like every project I do there is always something else I need before I get started on the main event. The Split nut Screwdrivers started because 1) so many LJ’ers have made so many really cool saws and 2) I have a couple of old back saw plates and 3) I REALLY needed a project for the LJ Spring Swap… :-) Casting about LJ and the net I came up wiith sever...

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Making Two Sets of Matching Heirloom Saws #2: The 12" Carcase Saw

02-14-2018 08:24 PM by summerfi | 18 comments »

This is the third in a series of articles on making two matching sets of heirloom saws. The first article was on making gent’s saws and table saws. It can be found here:http://lumberjocks.com/summerfi/blog/46985.The second was on making 10” dovetail saws, and it can be found here:http://lumberjocks.com/summerfi/blog/78490.If you’re wondering what these sets are all about, please see the first article in the series where that is explained in detail. It has been two full years since I made th...

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Saw Making #4: Gents Saw Conversion Part 3

06-28-2016 04:03 PM by AgentTwitch | 2 comments »

As we move onto Part 3 of The Gents saw conversion tutorial, we focus on cutting the saw plate and drilling the holes for the split nuts. To help us with this endeavor, we will use Dykem Steel Blue, which is used to help make for easy and accurate layout. While the saw plate is away from the saw back, put some layout fluid on top of the plate where you plan to make cuts and drill holes. Make sure you have the teeth facing the correct direction, or you may end up with a Western s...

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