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A Set of Matching Panel Saws

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Project by AgentTwitch posted 02-22-2018 05:47 PM 1168 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

On my last project post I said that I wanted a set of matching Lie-Nielsen panel saws. I still cant afford to buy them, but I did pick up some hardware to make my own. So here they are, a recently completed set (of three) panel saws. Each saw is 20-inches and features a nib. Two are filed rip cut, the third is filed cross cut, with a curly maple handle patterned after a Disston D-7 panel saw.

On the crosscut saw, the medallion is on the reverse side so that way you can see both medallions when fitted in a tool chest lid. The picture below is what I am envisioning, saws tucked away in the lid where you could see the medallions facing outward on each saw. (I do not know who made the chest as I found the image doing a Google search.)

Hopefully my next project will be something out of the workshop…unless its a tool chest. That would be excellent.

-- Regards, Norm





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#1 posted 02-22-2018 05:53 PM

Man, that’s awesome Norm. Congrats on damn fine-looking triplets!

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#2 posted 02-22-2018 05:56 PM

Thanks, Kenny!

-- Regards, Norm

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#3 posted 02-22-2018 06:47 PM

Excellent work Norm. Beautiful saws.

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works http://www.rmsaws.com/p/about-us.html

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#4 posted 02-22-2018 06:54 PM

Thank you, Bob!

-- Regards, Norm

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#5 posted 02-22-2018 07:01 PM

Love the detail on your fine saws, excellent work AT!

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#6 posted 02-22-2018 07:02 PM

Appreciate it, Waho! Thanks

-- Regards, Norm

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#7 posted 02-22-2018 08:30 PM

This is a magnificent set of nice shop made saws. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#8 posted 02-22-2018 08:52 PM

Thanks, Charles!

-- Regards, Norm

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#9 posted 02-22-2018 09:17 PM

Very nice saw builds, great looking chest of tools too.

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

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#10 posted 02-22-2018 09:20 PM

Thanks, Smitty. But the chest isnt mine, it was just to give a visual of how the medallions might be visible when the saws are hung on a tool chest lid.

-- Regards, Norm

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#11 posted 02-23-2018 12:52 AM

Nice looking saws, Norm. Where do you get your saw plates?

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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#12 posted 02-23-2018 01:10 AM

Dave, the saw plates came from some Great Neck donor saws. I wrote about it in my blog if you are interested in more info.

-- Regards, Norm

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#13 posted 02-23-2018 01:57 AM

You made yourself a Sweet set of saws, Norm. They look Great

-- "Tying shoelaces was way harder than learning to Whistle"

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#14 posted 02-23-2018 03:08 PM

super nice job on the saws…

Are the rip saws identical? I’m curious why you would want two of them the same. Guessing there’s something in the Galoot world I’m not aware of.

Please share where you purchased the hardware.

-- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#15 posted 02-23-2018 03:48 PM

Thanks Turtle and Matt! The rip saws are identical., I will end up gifting one. The saw “plates” were purchased from Amazon in the form of Great Neck C26N 26” hand saws. The hardware came from Lie-Nielsen.

-- Regards, Norm

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