This saw turned out awesome !!! One final picture of gluing up the repairs.I was just thinking… the wood I used to repair the tote was cut out of a plane almost exactly the same age as the saw being repaired. I worried a lot about matc...
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Location: Lone Jack, Missouri
My artistic focus is a bit like a pin ball and has taken me down several roads of interest including, oil painting and water colors, pottery, furniture repair and general tinkering, bookbinding, acoustic rhythm guitar , blues and finger picking, acoustic guitar repair, carpentry, woodworking and woodworking tool restoration, and so on. I never know where I am headed next.
I do feel lucky to be able to enjoy and experiment with all of it, some explored deeper than others. At this time I am still having fun with guitar...
-- Being focused on a project is the best meditation, it allows you to live in the moment"
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I cut up an old plane to get what I think might be beech wood for my num 12 handsaw tote.This plane was for scrap anyway so here we go! Then I cut it to size with my previously restored Disston rip saw.Wow! That saw cuts really fast! ...
I can get the wood to repair the tote on this num 12 Disston if I cut up an old woody plane. In my first post on this saw repair I mentioned having no source for apple wood and that I might need to use Beech instead.It was pointed out to me by ...
Had a little time to spend today cleaning the old rusty saw.I used a product called Evapo-Rust that I picked up at ORiley Auto Parts. I just soaked the blade in the Evapo-Rust while wrapped in shop towels and plastic for about 2-hrs.Then used a s...
I picked up a Disston num 12 full size 26-in handsaw a couple days ago at a flea market for $7.50.Based on Disstonion I am guessing the age at 1920-28.It needs considerable work but I thought I would give it a shot.It has 10-ppi and is marked with...