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Building the Gramercy Carcass Saw Kit #1: The Build

968 days ago by doorslammer | 5 comments »

I recently purchased the Gramercy Carcass saw kit to add a nice crosscut saw to my till and if Chris Schwarz and Roy Underhill prefer it I thought I’d give it a try, but at $200 it’s a bit pricey. The kit however is a little more than half that and all that’s left to do is attach the brass spine and shape a handle. The kit comes with the saw plate sharp and ready to go, a bent brass back, a pair of split nut saw bolts and instructions with a scaled handle pattern. I chose a piece of walnut for my handle and milled it to a thickness of about 15/16”. I cut out the paper pattern and chose the best grain orientation according to the instructions. I then covered by...

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