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File Holder for Jointing Saws and Hand Scrapers

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Project by Brit posted 03-10-2012 11:43 AM 5866 views 17 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sapele body 190mm long by 44mm by 44mm. Hard maple clamp. Finish is Liberon Finishing Oil followed by Lord Sheraton’s Wood Balsam.

Step by step instructions for making this file holder can be found on my Saw Talk blog.

Thanks for looking!

-- Andy -- "The hand speaks to the brain as surely as the brain speaks to the hand." Frank R. Wilson





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MShort

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#1 posted 03-10-2012 11:45 AM

That sure is a great bunch of tool that you have. I like the file holder that you made.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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mafe

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#2 posted 03-10-2012 12:28 PM

Lovely file holder.
I will look at the blog, it seems like I need to make one of these soon.
What a bunch of sexy file handles, did you make them also?
Always a pleasure to watch your delicate ways.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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Brit

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#3 posted 03-10-2012 12:51 PM

MShort – Thank you.

Mads – No I didn’t make the file handles. I bought one of each size saw file with handles attached from workshopheaven. They also sell them without the handles for when you need replacements.

Oh..er…delicate ways eh? I think you’ve got me mixed up with someone else my friend. :-)

-- Andy -- "The hand speaks to the brain as surely as the brain speaks to the hand." Frank R. Wilson

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#4 posted 03-10-2012 01:14 PM

Great blog and photos, Andy. I saw a person selling some of these and I thought, I could make one of my own. Now I’ve seen your version and it’s a much better model to follow. I will make one of these! Great work as always, or as Mads says “Wonderful!”

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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jjw5858

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#5 posted 03-10-2012 01:43 PM

Really nice work on this. Your saw restoration work is really inspiring as well and of great knowledge. Thank you for sharing it.

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#6 posted 03-10-2012 01:47 PM

jeeze, even the saw set is nice and shiny. When posting a project like this you need to remove that square, it distracting.

That’s a very nice set of tools you’ve compiled.

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

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Martyroc

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#7 posted 03-10-2012 01:53 PM

Nice file holder, and a great set of tools.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#8 posted 03-10-2012 02:08 PM

Great file holder! I especially like the way you’ve composed your photographs.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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Brit

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#9 posted 03-10-2012 02:34 PM

Thanks guys.

Don – That’s how the saw set arrived from the seller. I bought two of them, one with a small striker for fine toothed saws and one with a bigger striker for hand saws.

-- Andy -- "The hand speaks to the brain as surely as the brain speaks to the hand." Frank R. Wilson

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#10 posted 03-10-2012 02:46 PM

Nice tool set. It looks like there may be trouble in ole dull sawtown;)

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#11 posted 03-10-2012 03:29 PM

Nice set. Thanks for sharing.

-- Jiri

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Brit

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#12 posted 03-10-2012 03:37 PM

Dave – Yes sirrreeeee. I’m a comin’ for them saws.

Jiri – You’re welcome.

-- Andy -- "The hand speaks to the brain as surely as the brain speaks to the hand." Frank R. Wilson

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RGtools

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#13 posted 03-10-2012 05:17 PM

Love the way that finish came out…I might have to steel that approach.

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

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Brit

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#14 posted 03-10-2012 06:56 PM

Ryan – I like the look of Liberon Finishing Oil, but my God does it stink. The smell lingers for about 2 weeks. At least with BLO, the smell dissipates after a couple of days. i’ve got quite a bit of the finishing oil, so I’ve got to use it up somewhere.

-- Andy -- "The hand speaks to the brain as surely as the brain speaks to the hand." Frank R. Wilson

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RGtools

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#15 posted 03-10-2012 10:03 PM

I kind of like the blo smell. but I am strange.

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

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