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Project by Airframer posted 11-03-2013 06:38 PM 2548 views 11 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This has been on the back burner for a while. Last spring I replaced the gents handle on an 8” Crown gents saw http://lumberjocks.com/projects/83969 and very soon after I wanted to do the same for a 10” saw. The 8” works great and is still a keeper but I wanted a slightly larger stroke when sawing.

I bought this saw in May and has been knocking around the shop handle less ever since. This morning I fixed that problem. Started this around 7am pst and finished it up just after 11. This is a great inexpensive alternative for anyone looking for a good dovetail saw on a budget.

Cherry with BLO and wax.

Thanks for looking.

-- Eric - "I'm getting proficient with these hand jobbers. - BigRedKnothead"





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waho6o9

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#1 posted 11-03-2013 06:43 PM

Nice detaisl on the cherry handle Eric, good job.

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#2 posted 11-03-2013 06:43 PM

wow your saw fantastic, well done

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#3 posted 11-03-2013 06:44 PM

They look perfect. Well done.

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#4 posted 11-03-2013 06:54 PM

Thanks guys. These make decent saws for $25. I might have to try my hand at a Bucks Bros back saw makeover next :D

-- Eric - "I'm getting proficient with these hand jobbers. - BigRedKnothead"

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#5 posted 11-03-2013 06:56 PM

What a beatiful pair of saws, great work!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#6 posted 11-03-2013 07:04 PM

Beautiful work, and that cherry will just get better looking with age.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#7 posted 11-03-2013 07:28 PM

Very nice AF.

-- ~Tony

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#8 posted 11-03-2013 08:56 PM

Great job Eric. Very nicely done.

-- Andy -- I don't mind going to work. It's the 8 hour wait to go home that I don't much care for.

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#9 posted 11-03-2013 09:03 PM

Another project off the to do list. Did you make any adjustments for size or angle?

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#10 posted 11-03-2013 09:24 PM

Pat – No changes from one saw to the other. This one did go a lot smoother though lol.

-- Eric - "I'm getting proficient with these hand jobbers. - BigRedKnothead"

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#11 posted 11-03-2013 09:36 PM

well done Eric.

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

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#12 posted 11-03-2013 09:37 PM

Thats because you had some practice on the first on. LOL

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#13 posted 11-04-2013 12:20 AM

Gent saws are very inexpensive. This is a real good idea.

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#14 posted 11-04-2013 04:48 AM

Very nice. What are you using for the screws and nuts? Are they robbed from an old saw that could not be saved?

Doc

-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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#15 posted 11-04-2013 04:59 AM

Thanks Doc.. The nuts were robbed from an old donor saw.

-- Eric - "I'm getting proficient with these hand jobbers. - BigRedKnothead"

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