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Project by Carey Mitchell posted 07-11-2020 06:22 PM 529 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A gracious neighbor offered some vintage tools that belonged to her father – and I sincerely thank her for that.

There were 2 Disston saws, as 28” backsaw with the miter device,both in good condition; and a Disston rip saw. I finished restoring the back saw today; the rust removal is complete on the rip saw, but the handle will require scarfing a piece.

There is a Bailey #7, which will compliment my grandfather’s #6 and #5. Plus a pair of #5’s.

There is also the miter ‘box’ that matches the back saw. It appears to be complete, with about 25% of the original finish. Rust removal on that will require some serious work.

There are also 2 saw sets. It is obvious that her father either knew or learned to sharpen saws, as both are razor sharp.

All-in-all, I am most pleased ot receive these and to be able to restore and use some vintage tools.





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#1 posted 07-11-2020 07:30 PM

Cary, post a pic of the mitre box if you can.
Nice job so far on the back saw.

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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#2 posted 07-12-2020 02:10 AM

Great looking restoration.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#3 posted 07-12-2020 03:41 AM

That saw handle is second to none. Excellent job !!! Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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#4 posted 07-15-2020 07:48 PM

Carey, you have a Goodell Mfg All Steel. Probably pre dates 1924. This is an excellent mitre box and will serve you well for years. You might be able get the missing parts from LJ POA. The good news is you have the coping stop which is usually gone. the other side is partially complete, just needs a piece of square stock with a bend of 45 degrees.

Hope this helps, PM me if there are any questions.

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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