Handcrafted Bow Saws

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Project by OldWolfsWoodShop posted 304 days ago 1008 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

made a few years ago, made from Birch, Oak, Walnut and Cherry. finished with Spar Varnish. simple to make, will last years.

hardware includes a 24” saw blade, 3/8” threaded rod with washers and thumbscrews.

I also made the pouches for each saw.

-- Making Sawdust is great stress relief...

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#1 posted 304 days ago

Nice looking bow saws.

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#2 posted 304 days ago

Nice. I have one that I made out of motorcycle crate wood. However mine lacks the elegance as it wasn’t sanded or finished.

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#3 posted 304 days ago

Nice job. Have to try “to do” one of this.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#4 posted 303 days ago

Nice saws, been wanting to make one, what type of joints did you use ?

-- Pete in NC

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#5 posted 303 days ago

Nice saws, and handy-dandy pouches. I assume as they are knock down & pouch tote that they are for camping? Pretty cool!

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#6 posted 303 days ago

Nice Job. Nice and handy to have around.


-- Guy,PEI

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#7 posted 303 days ago

To answer some questions….

Joints are mortise & tenon

The pouches are made from leatherette

The saws are knockdown for camping, etc. it takes less than 1 minute to assemble the saw.

Thanks for the comments

-- Making Sawdust is great stress relief...

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