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Blog entry by BigYin posted 02-24-2012 09:09 PM 1377 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed new files to sharpen my saws and made these handles to fit. All files are by Nicholson.

Two are tapered octagonal rosewood with brass ferrel turned from a brass heating nut.
The other is turned from an Iroku door frame found in a builders skip (dumpster)

The Six inch saw is 5/16 inch across the flats.
The Seven inch saw (round handle) is 1/2 inch across the flats.
The Eight inch saw (round handle) is 9/16 inch across the flats

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#1 posted 02-24-2012 09:30 PM

Beautiful & practical – great combination! Love ‘em!!!!

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#2 posted 02-25-2012 07:57 PM

that says it all….
need to make something … you better make it beatyfull like this
thanks for sharing

Dennis

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#3 posted 02-25-2012 09:09 PM

they have to be the prettiest file handles I’ve ever seen.

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#4 posted 04-17-2012 03:31 PM

Very impressive, and I’m sure they’re a joy to use. I see acute attention to detail everywhere.

Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.

Kindly,

Lee

-- "...in his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"

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