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Project by Isra posted 07-27-2014 07:17 PM 806 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi to all, this is the new handle I made for an old spanish rip cut saw, “Bellota┬┤s trademark”. The plate has 40 or 50 years old (I think) and it is much better than the “bellota” news. It had a terrible red straight handle, and now is like part of your arm. The handle is made of apple wood (An old tree from my parents backyard) and it is finished with linseed oil and bees wax. I hope you like it,

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria), http://www.lacabraenlaescalera.com





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exelectrician

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#1 posted 07-27-2014 08:07 PM

Sweet upgrade…

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#2 posted 07-28-2014 12:38 PM

Very nice job on the handle and its part of your “family tree”. Welcome to LJ’s

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#3 posted 07-28-2014 03:35 PM

Mmmh I like that handle :)

-- Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#4 posted 07-28-2014 05:22 PM

Very nice job Isra. The apple makes a beautiful handle for that saw. Would you mind posting a larger image of the Bellota medallion for inclusion in the Saw Medallion Reference Guide? Thanks!

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works http://www.rmsaws.com/p/about-us.html

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#5 posted 07-28-2014 06:48 PM

No problem at all, I will make the picture and post it right away. thanks

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria), http://www.lacabraenlaescalera.com

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#6 posted 07-28-2014 08:17 PM

Thanks Isra. That makes a nice addition to the Guide. Are there other brands of Spanish saws?

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works http://www.rmsaws.com/p/about-us.html

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Isra

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#7 posted 07-28-2014 08:43 PM

I think so, but I do nor know their names. I am looking for some other old spanish saw to restore them but it is quite difficult to find some good one that it is not dead. I have to buy old american or british saws to work with them. If I find something interesting I will post it and let you know.

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria), http://www.lacabraenlaescalera.com

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#8 posted 08-01-2014 01:08 PM

Very nice Isra ! I have a couple of Bellota tools bought years ago, a tack hammer and an adze/axe combo, they’re still among those tools that see regular use.

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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