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Side project: Dovetail saw handle

03-15-2016 06:07 AM by blue77 | 4 comments »

My dove tail saw handle was in ruff shape. When I first got the saw I thought that I would have to make a new handle. But having nothing to lose, I just glued it together to see if it would work. It worked! Now it was really just a matter of cleaning it up. I started by scraping off the thick layer of grime. Then I sanded it down. I did not want to remove all of the character of the handle I just wanted to clean it up a bit. I gave it a good coating of boiled linseed oil and I think it looks pretty nice. Now it is just a matter of putting it all back together, getting it sharpened up and this old saw will be cutting wood.

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