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Forum topic by slashersaw posted 11-10-2010 11:26 PM 976 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-10-2010 11:26 PM

Both saws have good solid handles. One has nicked teeth, the other one is in very good shape. I just finished sharpening and setting both. They both cut true and with relatively little effort.

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#1 posted 11-11-2010 05:17 AM

Need info before anyone can determine interest. Back saws? Panel saws? ppi ? rip or cross cut? Brands? pics? prices?

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#2 posted 11-11-2010 05:20 AM

Wood Like to See Them

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#3 posted 11-11-2010 08:30 AM

MikeS and jim1953,

The saws are both panel type. One is a craftsman, 5ppi, it appeared to be a rip saw but I filed some bevel into the teeth and decreased the rake to somewhere around-20 deg. It is now a fast crosscutter. Every one of the teeth has a nick right at the gullett. Would make a nice standby. The other has no name that I can tell. It’s 8ppi, all the teeth are in good shape. I’m about halfway done filing and setting. Both saws will be set for softwood yellow pine. I’m asking 20 for the 5ppi and 25 for the 8ppi. Will try to post pics this weekend. Just for your info I file handsaws, I can tune them to whatever type of wood someone will be cutting. Thanks for your interest.

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#4 posted 11-11-2010 09:34 AM

I put a nealy new Craftsman 8 tpi crosscut on here about a week ago. Not one answer. Want to get it, tougch up the teeth and add $5?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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