LumberJocks

Gents saw to dovetail saw conversion with mesquite handle

  • Advertise with us
Project by gsuing posted 05-15-2020 04:58 AM 877 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Gents saw to dovetail saw conversion with mesquite handle
Gents saw to dovetail saw conversion with mesquite handle No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

I took this cheapo ($18) gents saw and added a mesquite handle. Saw nuts came from Lee Valley.





8 comments so far

View Brit's profile

Brit

8231 posts in 3807 days


#1 posted 05-15-2020 10:04 AM

Lovely upgrade sir. Enjoy it!

-- Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

View Rich1955's profile

Rich1955

274 posts in 355 days


#2 posted 05-15-2020 01:09 PM

I have a gents saw also and don’t like the handle. I’,m going to have to give this a try.

-- Rich

View Andre's profile

Andre

4088 posts in 2771 days


#3 posted 05-15-2020 04:07 PM

Nice job, where did you get the saw, it appears a little nicer than the Crown ones I have used.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

View gsuing's profile

gsuing

47 posts in 2887 days


#4 posted 05-15-2020 04:21 PM

I forgot to photograph the original saw. It is here…

https://www.axminstertools.com/victor-gent-s-saws-ax23575

View Acts65Woodworks's profile

Acts65Woodworks

110 posts in 1507 days


#5 posted 05-16-2020 12:42 AM

Looks great! I couldn’t find the saw nuts on Lee Valley’s website. Can you tell me what exactly they are called? thanks!

-- Steven, California, https://www.instagram.com/acts65_woodworks/

View gsuing's profile

gsuing

47 posts in 2887 days


#6 posted 05-16-2020 01:21 AM

View gsuing's profile

gsuing

47 posts in 2887 days


#7 posted 05-16-2020 01:28 AM

One tricky thing about the Lee Valley Chicago bolts is the male and female screw heads are different thicknesses. I wish I knew that when I made this saw handle.

View Acts65Woodworks's profile

Acts65Woodworks

110 posts in 1507 days


#8 posted 05-16-2020 07:59 PM

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com