Old Coping Saw

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Forum topic by BuddyC posted 05-12-2016 02:23 AM 1013 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-12-2016 02:23 AM

I found this cool old saw in a box of odd and ends from an auction. I really like the look of it. Can’t find any mark on it except “64” in two places.
Just curious if anyone has seen one before and can put a manufacture’s name to it


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#1 posted 05-12-2016 04:09 AM

Your find looks like a “jewelers saw”. It has a coping saw blade in it but likely should have a jewelers saw blade. I have both (coping and jewelers) saws. The jewelers saw is much finer but throat depth is much smaller. It does look vintage and in good shape.

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#2 posted 05-12-2016 04:30 AM

Looks well made

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#3 posted 05-13-2016 12:17 AM

Jeweler’s Saw… I like that. Coping saw didn’t feel right but I couldn’t think what else to call it. Found several examples since. Wish I could ID the maker but this is a start.

‘preciate it!

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#4 posted 05-13-2016 12:54 AM

That is a cool looking saw.

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#5 posted 05-13-2016 02:00 AM

That is a fret saw

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#6 posted 05-13-2016 02:14 AM

That is a fret saw

- cabmaker

Ok… that seems to work too. Checking vintage fret saws I found a Dixon that has the same little brass bead on the end.

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