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Blog entry by Sonofabeech posted 11-30-2016 04:56 PM 1127 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi guys this is my first blog, i like to share my recent vintage tool find, i work with hand tools i am a beginner i am constantly searching for good tools, where i am lacking is saws, its hard to find vintage saws in mainland europe most of the saws are bow saw and frame saws in bad shape, i was surprised to find this two saws its just what i was hunting for, a long ripsaw for resawing and a small tenon saw.
The first one is a swedish made saw, Stridsberg & Björck is etched on the saw plate its hardly visible its 24inch long 6tpi its straight and true, i have to clean it up and resharpen the teeth.

The second one is a small tenon saw 10inch long over 2inch wide saw plate file rip 12tpi made in germany by Schutz ulmia, i clean and sharpen this saw it cuts great it pitted but it not bad.

I am planning in making two 16inch backsaws, i am in search for a way of folding the back for the saws, i will probably make a blog on building the saws in the future.

cheers!!



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#1 posted 11-30-2016 05:28 PM

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#2 posted 11-30-2016 06:56 PM

Good find.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 11-30-2016 07:23 PM

Yes, good find. Most interesting case as well. Is that a repair on the tenon/dovetail saw handle? Interesting! Show us again when you get them cleaned up!

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Sonofabeech

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#4 posted 11-30-2016 07:41 PM

Yeah there are two strips of wood on the sides of the handle it was naild on, i took the strips of nothing was under them, o glued them back to the handle. I will post the cleaning part, i am waiting for the weather to warm up it to cold to work.

Thanks for the comments.

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#5 posted 12-01-2016 01:47 PM

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#6 posted 12-02-2016 12:59 AM

Congrats great find

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#7 posted 12-05-2016 02:55 AM

Nice tools to find. They should look great when you finish the cleaning.
Hope to see many projects that you use these for.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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