LumberJocks

Grandson wants a hand saw for Christmas

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Jhwill posted 11-30-2015 06:39 AM 904 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My youngest grandson wants a hand saw for Christmas.I had a Disston panel saw that I purchased at an auction with a group of saws.It was’nt in bad shape it needed cleaned and that handle was very uncomfortable. The photos start with the grandsons,he is the shorter of the two, next the before photo then the reshaping of the handle,cleaning of the blade and sanding and finishing the handle with stain and tung oil. I sharpened it at a 15° rake and a 20° fleam hoping to make it easy to saw with. I made the handle thinner on the grip for his small hand and this even made it more comfortable for me. The next photo might be Christmas morning. By the way the box that it’s in is a corn toss game that I’m making for my step daughter.



6 comments so far

View stefang's profile

stefang

15512 posts in 2799 days


#1 posted 11-30-2015 10:00 AM

Nice work and your grandson is bound to keep it forever.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View racerglen's profile

racerglen

3112 posts in 2246 days


#2 posted 11-30-2015 12:17 PM

Nice ! Like Mike says it’ll be a keeper for the boy.

-- Glen, B.C. Canada

View JoeinGa's profile

JoeinGa

7482 posts in 1472 days


#3 posted 11-30-2015 12:38 PM

And in about 40 years he’ll be showing it to HIS grandson, saying “And MY grandfather made this saw especially for me.”

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

View grg3's profile

grg3

1 post in 1230 days


#4 posted 12-02-2015 09:55 PM

Nice! How do I get adopted!

View summerfi's profile

summerfi

3315 posts in 1152 days


#5 posted 12-02-2015 10:05 PM

Bravo for starting your grandson out at an early age. That’s so important. You did a really nice job reshaping that handle.

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works http://www.rmsaws.com/p/about-us.html

View Jhwill's profile

Jhwill

13 posts in 421 days


#6 posted 04-22-2016 08:10 PM

Their first projects with their own saws. They had help from Dad and Pap Pap, but with the saw horses made for their height the quality of the cuts, many cuts, are improving.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com