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Project by Steve Panner posted 03-09-2016 10:11 PM 1359 views 10 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this jeweler’s saw because for many projects I needed to cut steel in complex shapes and had no way to do it except outsourcing it to a CNC.

This saw can cut used table saw blades, my material of choice when making knives and other small tools. Which is more than enough for me. The fact that it does it quietly and that it’s such a small simple tool is a bonus in my tiny home workshop.

VIDEO of how I made it here: https://youtu.be/IFYoTkY6Qi8

Or if you prefer written articles: http://www.thesmallworkshop.com/2016/03/12/homemade-jewelers-saw/





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Redoak49

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#1 posted 03-09-2016 10:50 PM

Really nice saw with excellent video.

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 03-09-2016 10:59 PM

Very nicely done, a work of art!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Steve Panner

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#3 posted 03-09-2016 10:59 PM

Thank you both!

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AgentTwitch

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#4 posted 03-10-2016 12:43 AM

This came out awesome! I want to make one some day

-- Regards, Norm

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Oldtool

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#5 posted 03-10-2016 01:44 AM

Sweet saw, great craftsmanship, and attention to details.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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TheTurtleCarpenter

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#6 posted 03-10-2016 02:18 AM

Excellent Job on the saw and Video, Steve

-- "Tying shoelaces was way harder than learning to Whistle",,,,,member MWTCA area K. Kentucky

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kaerlighedsbamsen

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#7 posted 03-10-2016 10:35 AM

Superb looking saw! Apreciated the video as well.
Thanks for sharing

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

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Kaleb the Swede

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#8 posted 03-10-2016 11:36 AM

Very good work! That was a great video too

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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Steve Panner

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#9 posted 03-10-2016 12:05 PM

Thank you all! Happy you liked the video since that is the part I’m not very experienced: filming and editing.

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 03-10-2016 03:20 PM

This is a very nice shop built saw. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#11 posted 03-10-2016 05:48 PM

Great saw. Great video. Great job.

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built

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Steve Panner

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#12 posted 03-10-2016 08:27 PM

Thank you both!

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lanwater

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#13 posted 03-11-2016 04:36 AM

Great job.
That’s a nice design.
I like the video. Very well made.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Jim Rowe

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#14 posted 03-11-2016 09:33 AM

Nice saw. Excellent video
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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