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Frame saws - bow saws. #6: Swans and bones – Frame saw for coping (blog)

09-24-2012 12:35 PM by mafe | 16 comments »

Swans and bones – Frame saw for copingParts and Swans Part four, the finale. Last blog ended with a soak of oil, this time we move on to finish, tension, making the saw work, and this will be the end of the Swans and bones blog. The frame is complete and it’s time for the tensioning.A piece of wood, same as the saw. Mark the size.At least as long as the saw top to the center. Also a little piece of wood for the half turn tension piece.(This I will explain later). ...

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Frame saws - bow saws. #5: Swans and bones – Frame saw for coping (blog)

09-23-2012 12:25 PM by mafe | 8 comments »

Swans and bones – Frame saw for copingParts and Swans Part three. Last blog ended with a good tobacco, the hardware, the turn handles and the side handles ready, now it is time to finish the frame. With the hardware and frame in place, the frame can be completed.So I place the piece of wood in the middle and am ready to mark up the width, and add length for the tenons.Since I want the frame sides to end parallel, the saw before tension will have to tilt a little towards the bla...

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Frame saws - bow saws. #4: Swans and bones – Frame saw for coping (blog)

09-22-2012 01:14 PM by mafe | 16 comments »

Swans and bones – Frame saw for copingParts and Swans Part two. Last blog ended where the swans and bones handles were finished, now I will move on to the home made hardware. Found this interesting link it might give some thoughts. A standard brass screw app two inch long.The head is cut off. The end rounded, this can be done by hand, but yes I am lazy… Ok, back to the hacksaw, cut down the middle. Then half way down on the side. Bravo!!!We have a blade hol...

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Frame saws - bow saws. #3: Swans and bones – Frame saw for coping (blog)

09-21-2012 02:18 PM by mafe | 31 comments »

Swans and bones – Frame saw for copingParts and Swans I was always fascinated by frame saws (bow saw in US), when I was a boy and visited my friends uncles cabinet making shop and they were hanging there on the wall I loved the look of them, they were like practical sculptures.And for about a year I had the dream to make a frame saw, but I kept finding other projects that came first, and felt my skills needed to grow before doing this.But when I fell over a picture of a frame saw wit...

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