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Disston saw restoration #1: Great find on Ebay

04-04-2018 07:43 PM by Oldtool | 8 comments »

About 2 weeks ago I was viewing hand saws on Ebay, looking for something to cut the cheeks on tenons, as I have two Disston saws – one 14” and one 16”, and a 12” Jackson (made by Disston) all filed for cross cut. I came across this Disston, as is and not touched by the seller: After receiving it, I decided to clean it up and change the teeth from cross cut to rip, but otherwise it was in good shape – straight, great tote condition without any damage, just dirty. When I started to take it apart, I found the three saw nuts were unscrewed rather easily, and in fact were quite loose, but removing them from the saw proved difficult. Inspection in...

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