Bow Saw

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Project by Jim Finn posted 05-28-2016 08:36 PM 926 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Photo of a bow saw a friend made in my workshop. Blade is from a 5/8” 3 TPI band saw blade. Frame is made of 3/4” pine plywood double stacked. Tensioning wire is 1/8” galvanized wire which I threaded on one end and tension with a nut.

-- No PHD, but I have a GED and my DD 214

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#1 posted 05-28-2016 09:46 PM

Real nice saw, Jim

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 05-28-2016 11:08 PM

I like the simplicity of the design and use of band saw blade


-- Kiefer

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#3 posted 05-29-2016 03:03 AM

Very nice. I like it a lot.

-- Joe - - Don't be pessimistic, it never works works anyway.

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#4 posted 05-29-2016 06:10 AM

Well Jim, the 2 of you did a nice job on this. Now you need to get him to carve his name and the date into it so that his grandkids can show it off on the Antiques Road Show someday.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#5 posted 05-29-2016 11:58 AM


-- You can trust Mike -" because I will never pull your stash!" See my show weekly at

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#6 posted 06-03-2016 01:21 PM

A useful tool and a very cool design! Elegant and ergonomic!

-- Uwe from Germany.

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