LumberJocks

Old Coping Saw

  • Advertise with us

« back to Hand Tools forum

Forum topic by BuddyC posted 05-12-2016 02:23 AM 607 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View BuddyC's profile

BuddyC

12 posts in 274 days


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

Regards
BuddyC


6 replies so far

View PlainsCrafstman's profile

PlainsCrafstman

1 post in 537 days


#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.

View TheFridge's profile

TheFridge

5990 posts in 998 days


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

Looks well made

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

View BuddyC's profile

BuddyC

12 posts in 274 days


#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!

View BurlyBob's profile

BurlyBob

3871 posts in 1777 days


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

That is a cool looking saw.

View cabmaker's profile

cabmaker

1513 posts in 2321 days


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

That is a fret saw

View BuddyC's profile

BuddyC

12 posts in 274 days


#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.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com