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2nd 9” dovetail saw in cocobolo

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9” dovetail saw for a friend and local LJ

Blackburn Tools back and sawnuts. Great stuff.

Cocobolo handle finished with renaissance wax and buffed.

Plate is .015 with 1-3/8” under spine. Filed 18 ppi rip.

Thanks for looking

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.





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theoldfart

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#1 posted 12-09-2018 03:44 AM

Aw come on fridge, I just drooled on the lap top. That’s gorgeous. You’ve arrived buddy. Fine bit of tool making.

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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TheFridge

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#2 posted 12-09-2018 03:48 AM

Thanks OF :) sharpening still needs to get to second nature but it’s getting there.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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HokieKen

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#3 posted 12-09-2018 03:54 AM

That’s a ton of sexy in a small saw!

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

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bearkatwood

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#4 posted 12-09-2018 03:57 AM

Dang that is a sweet saw, amazing work.

-- Brian Noel

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GR8HUNTER

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#5 posted 12-09-2018 03:58 AM

WOW that wood is awesome sexy unlike alder LOL GREAT JOB :<))

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

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TheFridge

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#6 posted 12-09-2018 03:59 AM

Say no bad word about alder… but…

Thanks :)

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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Andre

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#7 posted 12-09-2018 07:25 AM

Local wood place had some Cocobolo in stock, asking $149.00 bd/ft, Alder was a bit cheaper? Darn nice Saw!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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Dave Polaschek

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#8 posted 12-09-2018 11:11 AM

Nice! You’ve been practicing!

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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Don W

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#9 posted 12-09-2018 11:59 AM

It’s all been said. Repeat what they said a couple of times and you got it!

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

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489tad

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#10 posted 12-09-2018 01:01 PM

Strong work Fridge! Beautiful saw and the etch looks good too.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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EarlS

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#11 posted 12-09-2018 01:46 PM

This is like Christmas. You have been busy making some excellent handsaws.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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Mambrax

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#12 posted 12-09-2018 02:51 PM

superb!!!

-- Let's do the best we can !

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Al Breit

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#13 posted 12-09-2018 04:19 PM

Beautiful job that is so much better than the original.

-- Al Breit "A day without sawdust is like a day without sunshine"

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bondogaposis

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#14 posted 12-09-2018 04:59 PM

That is a sweet saw, love the alderbolo handle.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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TheFridge

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#15 posted 12-09-2018 07:51 PM

Thanks guys. Much appreciated.

I have to save my alder and use this trash wood on something:)

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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