Saw Till

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Project by mramseyISU posted 10-03-2016 07:36 PM 527 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I’ve been buying a few old saws here and there and I didn’t really have a place to put them. Well I had a few nails all hanging them all over but that wasn’t ideal. So I picked up a recent issue of popular woodworking that had a plane/saw till plan in it and decided to build the saw till half. The material is all rough home center pine that I planed and jointed with corded devils. The jointery is all by hand. The case is dovetailed and the shelves are all dadoed using a carcass saw and router plane. I still need to make a couple drawers for the bottom but that can wait since it’s on the wall and stuff is out of the way.

-- Trust me I'm an engineer.

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#1 posted 10-03-2016 07:52 PM

And that’ll do the job just fine! Nice work, holds a bunch of saws, and puts nails out of business. What more could you ask for?

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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#2 posted 10-04-2016 02:02 AM

Nice job !

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#3 posted 10-04-2016 01:07 PM

I like that idea. Looks real good. I may have to use that idea some day. Thanks for letting us see it.

-- DWelch. Michigan, The only dumb question is the one not asked!

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#4 posted 10-04-2016 02:49 PM

Nice Saw Till.

Here’s another idea that requires less wood.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#5 posted 10-04-2016 03:18 PM

Nice Saw Till.

Here s another idea that requires less wood.

- tyvekboy

That’s pretty cool too. I picked the one I did because I wanted drawers where I could store my saw set and files with the saws. I’m also going to hang the saw vise off of it somewhere.

-- Trust me I'm an engineer.

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#6 posted 10-04-2016 08:23 PM

This is a nice saw till and a great project for your shop.

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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#7 posted 10-05-2016 05:47 AM

That’s a great idea, sure beats hanging the saws on a nail.

-- Tony, Australia,

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