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Disston "D" style handle

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Project by oldwolf posted 1669 days ago 1592 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This offset, switch grip, bs, dovetail saw was one of the first things I ever bought when I was beginning woodworking. Honestly I didn’t have much clue what I was going to use it for at the time I just know I had see the Great PBS Plaid One use one from time to time, and so it seemed to make sense . . . The saw never cut very well at all. . . Switch to today after I changed the handle to one I could hold and use . . . night and day, seriously, took it for a test spin and actually cut some dovetails with my dovetail saw . . . I know imagine that right!!

Anyhow, like always there is more info and pics of the process and what I’m up to on my blog Thanks for looking!

-- Oldwolf - http://insidetheworkshop.blogspot.com/





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1669 days ago

Good Job

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Terry

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#2 posted 1669 days ago

Very nice. Thanks for showing the construction photos.

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Julian

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#3 posted 1668 days ago

Good job. I made a new handle for my old Disston backsaw a while ago too. They are a fun break from furniture.

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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