saw bench and a few saw handles

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Project by Wally331 posted 148 days ago 868 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this saw bench a few weeks ago out of simple construction lumber and scraps. It is rough based on the schwarz’ bench but I just threw it together to my likings. It really improved the efficiency of my saws and they are a lot more of a joy to use now.
I also picked up two saws with ugly or dried up and unrepairable handles. Both plates were restored, nuts polished and handles made. The little saw is a disston no.7 panel saw complete with nib, I patterned the handle after a disston no.12. The larger saw is a generic warranted superior saw filed rip. I think the handle was patterned over a disston no.7 but can’t remember exactly. Thanks for looking. – Chris

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#1 posted 148 days ago

Those handles look great. Good thing you built a nice testing platform for them.

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

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#2 posted 148 days ago

Nice and very useful projects—I particularly like the top saw handle in your third picture.

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#3 posted 148 days ago

good job .

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#4 posted 147 days ago

Nice job, Wally. Love your lamb’s tongue…straight from 1850’s…

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#5 posted 147 days ago

Well done on all fronts.

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#6 posted 146 days ago

Thanks everyone, they were fun to make, and definitely fun to use.

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