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My Toys #6: Spears & Jackson Backsaw Resto - The Final Chapter

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Blog entry by GMatheson posted 343 days ago 711 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 5: Spears & Jackson Backsaw Resto - Part 2 Part 6 of My Toys series Part 7: S. Biggin & Sons Backsaw »

It’s all back together now. Not a lot to say here.

Here are the before and after pics.

Before

After

I hope the original owner T. Smylie would be pleased.

-- Greg - "I wish the first word I ever said was the word 'quote' so right before I die I could say 'unquote'." -Steven Wright



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AnthonyReed

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#1 posted 343 days ago

Very nice restoration Gmath. The saw is put back in use with all its dignity in place, how could T. Smylie not approve?

-- ~Tony

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DaddyZ

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#2 posted 343 days ago

Bravo !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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Brandon

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#3 posted 343 days ago

T. Smylie is smiling down on that restore!

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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Don W

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#4 posted 343 days ago

Excellent restore.

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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Mauricio

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#5 posted 341 days ago

That came out great man, a beautiful saw!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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GMatheson

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#6 posted 341 days ago

Thanks guys. I can’t wait til it’s sharpened and I can start using it. Right now it’s 11 tpi xcut but I think I will change it to a rip saw because I already have a 12” saw that’s 14tpi xcut and another 14” saw that has no teeth and around a 2-1/4” deep plate that I think would make a better xcut candidate maybe in the 10-12 tpi range.

-- Greg - "I wish the first word I ever said was the word 'quote' so right before I die I could say 'unquote'." -Steven Wright

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ShaneA

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#7 posted 341 days ago

Quite a turnaround. Looks like it is ready for service for the next century.

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