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Danish frame saw restored
actually not a lot…

Today I passed a flea market, and it was all old clothes, but when I was leaving I spotted this old saw and asked the guy what he wanted for it – 5 dollar was the answer, and I just said top, no fighting about this price…

So half an hour of restore and I have a fine saw, the blade was even sharp and ready to use.

Pictures:
1. A Danish frame saw (yes I call this type a frame saw).
2. The saw came with a broken string and a missing tigthener.
3. So new string and a piece of wood.
4. Cutting, why not as a fish.
5. Shaping it on my supersander.
6. Linseed oil and wax.

Update June 2012.

Look what I just got for 50$, with different blades all from fine cross cut to rough rip – wauuu I’m happy.

Hope it can be to some inspiration,

Best thoughts,

MaFe

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.





31 comments so far

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WayneC

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#1 posted 1083 days ago

Very nice. You have been busy today. I’m looking to add a couple of these saws to my tools. Thinking about making them.

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

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HallTree

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#2 posted 1083 days ago

Nice find. It will look great next to your swans & bones coping saw.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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Brit

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#3 posted 1083 days ago

Isn’t it nice when you find something that only takes a little work to get it operational again. That was a great find.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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Dennisgrosen

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#4 posted 1083 days ago

Lucky Luke strikes again as usual faster than his own shadow ….
and all we can is saying what happened ….. :-)

congrat´s :-)

Dennis

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Schwieb

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#5 posted 1083 days ago

nice find – good work Mads!

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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Don W

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#6 posted 1083 days ago

nice saw, nice price, nice restore.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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WoodenFrog

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#7 posted 1083 days ago

Great Find! Great Restore! Bravo Mafe!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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racerglen

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#8 posted 1083 days ago

You are as always an inspiration.how does one mad man luck out so often.?

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 1083 days ago

Beautiful restoration. Mads you are master of recovery and restoration of fine old tools. Great job,my friend!!!
..........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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SASmith

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#10 posted 1083 days ago

Another great restore.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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RGtools

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#11 posted 1083 days ago

yes I call this type a frame saw

This made me laugh since we had our talk on my blog. That’s a fine looking tool Mads. Have you been able to put it to use yet? They are an interesting animal compared to Western and Japanese saws I would love to hear your thoughts.

-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan

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Beginningwoodworker

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#12 posted 1083 days ago

Nice find, Mad.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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CharlesAuguste

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#13 posted 1083 days ago

Beautiful restoration!!!! i wasnt aware that your shop is the captain office!!

-- "the future's uncertain and the end is always near" J. Morrison

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BTKS

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#14 posted 1083 days ago

Wonderful work. I truly enjoy seeing others and myself bringing old tools back to use. As you said yourself, it show’s such respect for the tools. I’ll add a little to your statement, and those who originally made them. Thanks for the post.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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Roger

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#15 posted 1083 days ago

very nifty, and very thrifty

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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