Historic Woodworker Videos #3: Elias Atkins Saws

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Blog entry by Hoosierwoodcraft posted 09-29-2011 02:15 PM 2370 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: George Nakashima, Modern Craftsman Part 3 of Historic Woodworker Videos series Part 4: Bily Brothers Scrollsaw »

For vintage tool collectors, a short reminder that the second largest saw producer was the E.C. Atkins and Company in Indianapolis. The quality of the Atkins saws was equal to Philadelphia’s Disston, with a Indiana leader of metal as true as the steel of which his famous saws are made.

To see my video tribute to this man and his company, click on the YouTube video at

-- Thanks to the Wood Spirit, Tom

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#1 posted 09-29-2011 08:34 PM

Maybe it’s just my computer but the video won’t play past 13 seconds. I will try another computer later.

I am looking forward to checking it out.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#2 posted 09-29-2011 08:55 PM

I saw the whole thing – well done.

-- David in Damascus, MD

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#3 posted 09-29-2011 09:12 PM


-- ♫♪♪♫♫ Saddletramp, saddletramp, I'm as free as the breeze and I ride where I please, saddletramp ♪♪♪♫♪ ...... Bob W....NW Michigan (Traverse City area)

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