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Forum topic by Sab1982 posted 10-07-2017 12:36 AM 204 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Sab1982

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10-07-2017 12:36 AM

Topic tags/keywords: disston hand tools saw saws tool

Hi all! I recently found an old Disston at a garage sale. I can’t seem to figure out which one it is though. Take a look at the pictures. Wheat handle, straight back, and what really throws me off is the notch cut on the back of the blade. I don’t even know the right words to describe it. Can anyone help?


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#1 posted 10-07-2017 12:42 AM

Model No. 12 according to the Disstonian Institute. Notch is called a Nib….think of it as a hood ornament for handsaws…

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#2 posted 10-07-2017 12:48 AM

You have a better eye than I do! I was on there and must have just missed it! Thank you!

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