backsaw set

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Project by bearkatwood posted 08-27-2016 12:29 AM 949 views 6 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished up a set of three back saws and go them in the mail. I am done with saws for a few weeks so I can get caught up on woodworking.

This set has dovetail, carcass and tenon/sash saws with brass backs and English Walnut with some sapwood and color to them. I really love how the lambs tongues turned out on the two larger saws.
I like making them, But I am ready for a break ;) phew!

-- Brian Noel

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#1 posted 08-27-2016 12:31 AM

So freeking cool!

-- James Wright, Rockford IL,

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#2 posted 08-27-2016 12:49 AM

They are really distinctive Brian, should make the customer quite happy.

Where did you learn to throw saws to get them to stick in wood like that? ;-)

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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#3 posted 08-27-2016 01:13 AM

Nice job!

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#4 posted 08-27-2016 01:15 AM

Beautiful saws! Do you make the plates/backs as well? The medallion looks awesome!

-- Martin, Twitter @IowaHomestead or Instragram @JenningsHomestead

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#5 posted 08-27-2016 02:00 AM

Beautiful work

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#6 posted 08-27-2016 02:59 AM

Awesome job, per usual, Brian!

Just out of curiosity, why did you choose to put the medallions and flat part of the bolts on the non-traditional side?

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

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#7 posted 08-27-2016 03:26 AM

Absolutely fantastic.

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#8 posted 08-27-2016 08:44 AM

Gorgeous saws, Brian!
Funny, Kevin!

-- God bless, Candy

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#9 posted 08-27-2016 01:03 PM

Brian, you make really beautiful things.

-- Tim

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#10 posted 08-27-2016 02:33 PM

Brian, these are absolutely beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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 08-27-2016 02:38 PM

Todd, that was done out of request by the client.
Bojangles043 I make the plates, the backs I get from blackburn or TGIAG.
Thanks all for the great comments.

-- Brian Noel

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#12 posted 08-27-2016 04:21 PM

Beautiful choice of wood for the handles. Nice!

-- "Duck and Bob would be out doin some farming with funny hats on." chrisstef

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#13 posted 08-27-2016 04:53 PM

Beautiful saws Brian! Great work.

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works

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#14 posted 08-27-2016 07:43 PM

What an amazing set!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#15 posted 08-27-2016 11:03 PM

Great set Brian. Lovely work.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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