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Kaye and Sons Dovetail Saw cleanup

02-22-2016 01:29 AM by MNclone | 2 comments »

I picked up an old dovetail saw off of Craigslist a little while back with the intent to clean up and use. This saw was manufactured by Kaye and Sons in Hull England. A bit of info on the company can be found here.http://tskayeandsons.weebly.com/From this site, we know that the saw was made sometime between 1877 and WWII. (When the Bond St facility noted on the spine was bombed) When I got this saw, the tote was quite loose and had some cracks. I shored up the cracks with generous amounts of BLO and a bit of CA glue in a couple spots. I just put a few coats of wax on the tote after cleaning it. I used electrolysis to de-rust the blade followed bit a bit of sanding. I cleaned the...

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