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Blog series by mafe updated 10-04-2016 09:54 PM 3 parts 25492 reads 39 comments total

Part 1: Saw file holder - Jointer / Edger

03-15-2012 06:22 PM by mafe | 22 comments »

Saw file holderJointer / Edger After watching our LJ friend Brit ’s (Andy) blog about saws where he makes a file holder and show a picture of an old ‘topping clamp’ in the comments, I fell in love with the simplicity of the old one and so decided to make one today. It took an hour and works perfectly well.Andy was concerned that the wedge could work its way out so I made it extra low, 3 degrees. The stuff.A file, a piece of wonderful dark hard wood, I believe it...

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Part 2: Fileklemme / European saw vise - quick and clean.

10-04-2016 08:21 PM by mafe | 11 comments »

Fileklemme / European saw visequick and clean Having a Scandinavian work bench, I thought it would be right to have a fileklemme / the type of saw vise that was traditionally used in Denmark. Today this clamp are mostly used for holding small objects, while working at the bench, since most people don’t sharpen saws these days. I visited a friend and in the corner of his art studio this old fileklemme gave me the final push. I decided to use plywood for stability and strength...

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Part 3: Saw vise box version - quick and clean

10-04-2016 09:54 PM by mafe | 6 comments »

Saw vise box versionquick and clean Having bought a few old saws and inspired by plenty of friends here on LJ, I made my own version of a saw vise, inspired by the Danish fileklemme princip.(This one was made back in 2014 and are one of the many projects I never found time to publish). In this small blog you will see how i made mine, if you are looking for serious saw info about sharpening and setting up saws, I can highly recommend my friend Andy’s / Brit’s series where you...

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