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Refurb of inexpensive tenon saw

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Project by bluekingfisher posted 09-27-2017 07:45 PM 1781 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Having spent an hour and twenty minutes typing the story behind the refurb LJ created an error and I lost all my work. Thanks LJ!!

Photographs show before and after.

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WayneC

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#1 posted 09-27-2017 08:17 PM

Too bad on the lost comments. Saw looks great.

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

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kiefer

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#2 posted 09-27-2017 08:34 PM

Nice looking new handle and the blade looks like new !
now put it to work !

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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PPK

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#3 posted 09-27-2017 09:29 PM

I just did that very same thing… great work! I enjoyed doing it, hope you did too!

-- Pete

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rtbrmb

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#4 posted 09-27-2017 09:37 PM

Based on the end result-the story was likely just as good. Saw turned out great & awesome handle.

Bill in MI

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Chiaroscuro

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#5 posted 09-27-2017 09:49 PM

Awesome job!

-- Todd

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Handtooler

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#6 posted 09-27-2017 11:30 PM

Fantastic restore!

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@outlook.com

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woodbutcherbynight

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#7 posted 09-28-2017 12:12 AM

BIG improvement in how the handle looks. Bet it makes a huge difference in operation. Nice work!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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Jim Rowe

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#8 posted 09-28-2017 08:00 AM

Nice one! you Did you re-use the original nuts?
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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Don W

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#9 posted 09-28-2017 11:34 AM

Nice job

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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Dwain

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#10 posted 09-28-2017 01:55 PM

Man, that was an ugly handle! Thanks for sharing your restoration. That is a beautiful saw.

-- When you earnestly believe you can compensate for a lack of skill by doubling your efforts, there is no end to what you CAN'T do

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diggerdelaney

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#11 posted 09-28-2017 04:46 PM

I think so many people throw away so many good tools now. A great save and another tool which will get plenty of use

-- Derek, Kent, UK, https://www.facebook.com/DLWoodart/?ref=bookmarks

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rodneywt1180b

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#12 posted 09-28-2017 06:26 PM

You would never know it was the same saw. Beautiful work!
Rodney

-- Rodney, Centralia, WA, USA www.etsy.com/shop/ASturdyStick

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#13 posted 10-12-2017 08:54 PM

Looks great, bet it works good too.

I finally started typing anything more than a brief comment into Word. It saves a draft every few minutes. Copy and paste ti LJ.

If you hit the reload button quick when you lose it on LJ it will bring it back if you are quick and lucky. It might reload your blank page too ;-(

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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