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Vintage Tool Rehab Projects #26: New Life for a Harvey Peace No 45 Panel Saw

09-27-2014 03:25 PM by Brad | 8 comments »

I found this Harvey Peace saw buried under a bunch of rusty ones at an estate sale. The nib and handle lambs tongue set it apart from the others. So even though it was covered in rust… …and caked with what appeared to be glue… …it came home with me. I’ve never owned or used a Harvey Peace sample before. This 8ppi specimen measures 22 inches long. Good. I can always use another panel saw. I took a minimalist approach to my rehab, choosing to sand off decades of g...

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Hand saw restore blog #3: New bolts and some shine.

06-21-2011 09:31 PM by mafe | 15 comments »

Hand saw restoreNew bolts and some shine. One step closer, and time to play with the fish! This old G. Buck Tottenham London was actually in a really nice condition when we talk handle, and the shape is beautiful as is. And these old bolts a treasure for the eye.But how do I rescue them?And how do I get them out? First we need to invent!Ok perhaps not invent, but be a little creative, so I cut out the center of a flat screwdriver bit, to make a special bit for the job. And ...

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Hand saw restore blog #2: Reshaping handles

06-19-2011 03:56 PM by mafe | 27 comments »

Hand saw restoreReshaping handles. This is where the really fun part begins, and where you can use all your creativity. SPEAR AND JACKSON For some reason this saw refused to be trashed when it arrived as a bonus (or punishment) with some old English hand planes I bought of E-Bay. This is the E-Bay picture where it was put on display on a really sexy carpet even… Let’s get rough! Trying to get some sweet curves on that ugly thing. More – and some work with a...

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