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I have been moving toward doing more hand work, and I have wanted a bow saw for a long time. I made this one using the plans and hardware from Tools For Working Wood.
-- Joe, South Carolina
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#1 posted 11-10-2013 12:13 AM
Very nice job on that saw, Joe. You’ll appreciate using it more because you made it your self!!!!!!!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#2 posted 11-10-2013 01:34 AM
Great looking saw! Very nicely done and I’m sure you will enjoy working with it more than one you bought.
-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington
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#3 posted 11-10-2013 02:22 AM
Truly a fine saw.Best thoughts,Mads
-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.
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#4 posted 11-10-2013 04:04 AM
-- Making Sawdust is great stress relief... www.oldwolfswoodshop.ca
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#5 posted 11-10-2013 04:07 AM
Nice work Joe. Is that hickory? I too have made this saw except from cherry. I did buy their handles as I don’t have a lathe.
-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.
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#6 posted 11-10-2013 05:58 AM
Very Nice Project Indeed! Thanks For Posting.
-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick
#7 posted 11-12-2013 02:24 AM
No, it’s cherry. I’m a little disappointed the piece I used didn’t get very dark after I put shellac on it, even though I think it is heartwood. I cut it quartered so it would be more stable. Hopefully it will darken over time to that beautiful cherry color.
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#8 posted 11-20-2013 12:13 PM
Its a very nice bowsaw. I’m working on the same project now and hope mine turns out as nice. How is it in action?
-- Mike, Western New York
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