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Location: Montana

I've worked in the building trades for 7 years, starting off as a framer and then moving on to interior / exterior finish work and cabinet building. I was a licensed electrician for 4 of those years, specializing in industrial / motor control design and troubleshooting, and added a welding certification and a bit of fab shop experience a while back.

I enjoy / obsess about collecting tools, particularly vintage power tools.

-- Just a girl with way too many tools.

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replied on The Skilsaw No. 77 Worm-Drive Saw - 75 Years Old This Year 05-28-2014 03:55 PM
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#1 posted 06-01-2012 02:50 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#2 posted 06-01-2012 03:57 PM

Glad to see that you have made LumberJocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#3 posted 06-01-2012 04:03 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy!

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 06-01-2012 04:46 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 06-02-2012 12:46 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks where the People and Projects are Amazing! Good Luck!

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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#6 posted 01-11-2013 09:55 AM


Those worm drive saws you mention, the 107, 117 and 127… those didn’t make the cut beyond the end of the Truman administration in January 1951. For only the lighter models 67, 77 and 87 (with 6-1/2”, 7-1/4” and 8-1/4” blade sizes respectively) survived (models 67 and 87 were renumbered to 367 and 825 respectively by the start of the Eisenhower administration).

These three saws are all rare now… I can’t imagine anyone picking up this hunk of iron today beyond the 8-1/4” blade size.

You might even consider adding this limited-edition model 77:50 to your collection, if you have $220 for it.


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