Handsaws at the auction

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Blog entry by bryano posted 2115 days ago 976 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last week at our local auction I found something that I just couldent pass up. Saws, saws and more saws!
I found one disston #16, three Disston D-95, one Atkins, one Richardson Brothers #7 and several other Disstons that I dont have numbers for yet. I also got a old stanley miter box and the Disston saw that came with it. The total cost to me was 10$
some of the Disstons
The D-95s
back saw
Richardson Brothers #7
There are more saws than I have shown and when I get them cleaned up I may show them later.
I hope that you enjoyed the pics.


-- bryano

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#1 posted 2115 days ago

GREAT FIND!! You made off like a bandit on this one.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#2 posted 2115 days ago

Thanks and I agree with you. the Richardson Bros #7 was produced in the 1890s.

-- bryano

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#3 posted 2115 days ago


That’s all I can say.


-- Eric at

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#4 posted 2115 days ago


My dad had one of the Stanley Miter saws. I think I got it for him at an auction or a garage sale. I had completely forgotten about that one. It was a great saw and did fantastic jobs before the days of the power miter saw.

Great find.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#5 posted 2115 days ago

what a find
ats a lot of saws

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#6 posted 2115 days ago

how are you going to clean these? Going to give electrolysis a shot? I’ve been having fun playing with that.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#7 posted 2115 days ago

Hi Bryan;

Now all you need is some wood!

Looks like you have the same attraction to saws that I have with carving tools and chisels.

Oh well, beats some of the other addictions available.

Have fun;


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 2115 days ago

Wow thats a great find.

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#9 posted 2114 days ago

That was a great find. My Dad used to rave about Disston handsaws and I think the same. I found one buried in the garden in some leaves when I moved here and although a bit rusty, it cleaned up OK and I use it often. I do wonder about its history. Since finding that I’ve taken more of an interest in gardening. Bob.

-- Bob, South Australia.

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Dan'um Style

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#10 posted 2114 days ago

cool buy

get out your saw file and set !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#11 posted 2112 days ago

I’ll bet you walked out of there grinning from ear to ear!

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business.

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#12 posted 2110 days ago

Want your money back?

I didn’t think so.


-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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