Since I started this blog almost exactly 5 years ago, I’ve really only half-heartedly added tools to my collection, and generally just tinkered around with projects. As you can see, I’ve not posted a single “Project” here ...
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I got some shop time today and continued to work on these saws. All of the handles have been removed. The teeth on all four newer saws have been completely removed. The fifth (vintage) saw’s teeth were in better shape, but still had to be...
A few weeks ago, I bought 5 Disston No. 4 saws at an auction. One is a pre-1940 type and is the only one that can really be considered to be a desirable, vintage saw. The other 4 are HK Porter types from the 1950’s or newer. Below are a f...
Since my last blog entry (something like 2 years ago) I’ve added a few new pieces of iron to the inventory. The first of which was a mid-1960s DeWalt radial arm saw. I’m still in the process of cleaning this one up and rewiring...
Had a pretty big weekend around here. Every year the little town I live in has a HUGE flea market that basically consumes the entire downtown area. OK, so its only about 8 square blocks, but hey, that is ALL of downtown. Anyway, I went on a sea...