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Project by TheWoodYogi posted 06-14-2017 08:45 PM 933 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Today, I needed a Bow Saw and could only find some that have a flimsy design, but I did find replacement blades and decided to make one. It only took around 1 hour using some left over Pine and it is much stronger than what I expected. Very pleased with it :)

-- Wood Yogi - Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. - Swami Sivananda





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WayneC

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#1 posted 06-14-2017 08:50 PM

Nice build. Where did you get your blade?

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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TheWoodYogi

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#2 posted 06-14-2017 08:57 PM

Hi Wayne,
At the local DIY store. It is a G-Man G40H blade. I have a few G-Man saws and I really like them :)

-- Wood Yogi - Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. - Swami Sivananda

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bobasaurus

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#3 posted 06-14-2017 10:25 PM

That’s interesting with the through-tenons. Looks like it works great.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 06-15-2017 12:06 AM

Great job on the saw. I do like the through tenons too.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Joanne Sauvageau

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#5 posted 06-15-2017 01:34 AM

Nicely done!

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John

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#6 posted 06-15-2017 04:03 AM

Good job Chris.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#7 posted 06-15-2017 03:32 PM

IT TAKE IT …that it comes apart ??? ...GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 06-15-2017 07:51 PM

This is a very nice shop-made tools.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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TheWoodYogi

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#9 posted 06-15-2017 10:08 PM

Thanks everyone :) The through tenons allow me to transport the saw and for storing it away. It’s really easy and fast to assemble. The saw works very well. I will make a second smaller one for smaller blades :)

-- Wood Yogi - Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. - Swami Sivananda

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