Walnut Dove-tail saw

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Project by oicurn2it2 posted 08-07-2015 01:04 AM 3655 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hey guys , just finished a dove tail saw i’ve been wanting to build (for sliding dove tails in carcass work)
had to go old school and try my hand at some fiddle scrolls (these 4 were all i wanted , for now) but really fun to work out i cut down a old miter saw for a back saw in the works and had this scrap left over thought of making a card scraper but glad i went this way , thoughts? OH and the slab it is sitting on is”Mesquite” FYI
and thanks for looking

-- "when you think youre going to slow, slow down just a little bit more" .... Pop's

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#1 posted 08-07-2015 01:19 AM

Great looking tool and mighty fine scrolls, too! Bet it works like a charm. Thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 08-07-2015 01:57 AM

Sweeeet! :D)

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#3 posted 08-07-2015 02:16 PM

Nice! The extra details really top it off.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 08-07-2015 02:55 PM

Is the saw blade angled to make the dovetail sides? Neat little tool.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#5 posted 08-07-2015 04:32 PM

The fiddle scrolls really set this tool apart.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#6 posted 08-07-2015 04:40 PM

Wow that has to be the fancyest dovetail saw i have ever seen! Nice work. Going to make a violin next?
How is it to use?
And how do you keep the exct angle?
Would love to see some pictures of it in use!

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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#7 posted 08-08-2015 01:53 AM

Nice tool, but I would love to see some detailed pictures of the blade. I love the look, nice work. Can we see how it works?

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#8 posted 08-08-2015 06:40 PM

I am working on a dove tail plane to match the 10 degrees that i beveled the bottom of the saw to ,will take some picsof it in use and as to how it is to use … because the push angle is so parallel to the cutting its very natural feeling ,
Which is what i was hoping ,ive seen this style and used the other (saw handle design) which works ,but that soapbox another time.. thanks all will drop other pics soon

-- "when you think youre going to slow, slow down just a little bit more" .... Pop's

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#9 posted 08-08-2015 06:58 PM

Beautiful saw! Is the blade depth adjustable like on a stair saw? Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#10 posted 08-09-2015 08:29 PM

And yes ,will include specs in nxt post

-- "when you think youre going to slow, slow down just a little bit more" .... Pop's

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