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New handle for an old saw

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Project by Rodney Milen posted 09-15-2011 04:14 PM 1077 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I use this adjustable saw to cut the waste from my dovetails. It had a small handle that was uncomfortable so I decided to make one that better fit my hands. It is made from.ziricote and finished with linseed oil and wax.

-- Rodney





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WayneC

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#1 posted 09-15-2011 04:24 PM

Very Nice.

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#2 posted 09-15-2011 04:41 PM

Hmm. I have one of those that came from it’s maker with wood filler in the handle..
Just might have to warm up the lathe.. Nice job.

-- Glen, B.C. Canada

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#3 posted 09-15-2011 05:00 PM

its a nice new looking handle. It makes the saw look pretty good.

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

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#4 posted 09-15-2011 07:49 PM

looking good :-)

Dennis

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#5 posted 09-15-2011 08:09 PM

Rodney, that’s a fine job on that handle and I’m sure that you will do better work with the saw because of it.

-- 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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