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The new dovetail saw by Roeland Brekelman from Brekelplanes

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Review by rkoorman posted 298 days ago 1719 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
The new dovetail saw by Roeland Brekelman from Brekelplanes The new dovetail saw by Roeland Brekelman from Brekelplanes The new dovetail saw by Roeland Brekelman from Brekelplanes Click the pictures to enlarge them

Today I finally got the chance to try out Roeland his new made dovetail-saw…..What an amazing piece !!! Besides custom-made planes Roeland also builds saw and other tools. This saw is build totally by hand.

This saw is priced at 120 euro’s…I think that is great value for money.

You can find his planes on facebook ” Brekelplanes “

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#1 posted 298 days ago

That doesn’t seem like a bad price to pay for a high quality dovetail saw (although I’m not sure on the whole euro thing. That’s metric right? So you double it and add 32 to get dollars?) But how comfortable is that handle? It looks like the edges are squared off, or is that a trick of the light?

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#2 posted 298 days ago

Justjoe, I think the price is 163 us- dollar.

The handle is rounded over, not square !

If you want this saw also than send me message and I’ll forward it to Roeland himself.

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#3 posted 298 days ago

Beautiful saw Rick. When I come to Europe again. I will make a plan to visit him and pick out a nice German tool.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#4 posted 298 days ago

Schwieb : German ?? No…..It’s a dutch product !!! If you like I can maybe send you one ? No problem !!

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#5 posted 298 days ago

Interesting handle. I wouldn’t think it would be correct ergonomically

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#6 posted 298 days ago

I fits my hand perfectly…...Offcourse everyones hand is different…

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#7 posted 298 days ago

What a whimsical design! It really is nice, but I wonder what the benefit is to having the handle so high in relation to the saw plate. Wouldn’t it be harder to see where you want to cut?

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