New handle for Knew Concepts Saw

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Project by Buckeyes85 posted 07-24-2015 01:33 AM 989 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I turned this handle for my Knew Concepts saw and used a ferrule I bought from Elkhead Tools It is the same one they use on their handles for the Knew Concepts saws. Gary Benson at Elkhead was a big help in getting the ferrule installed. I copied the pattern for the handle off a gents saw handle I really liked. I think the wood is olivewood – got it out of a scrap bin.

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#1 posted 07-24-2015 05:03 PM

Looks a lot nicer than the stock one! How do you like the Saw, thinking about upgrading?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#2 posted 07-24-2015 06:42 PM

Thanks Andre. The saw itself is wonderful. i know it seems like a lot of money for a fret / coping saw but once you use one it becomes crystal clear. they cut so smooth and true. really a joy to use…especially once you replace the stock handle.

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