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Forum topic by tigerwoodsman posted 01-31-2018 11:37 PM 429 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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tigerwoodsman

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01-31-2018 11:37 PM

Does anyone have any info on this saw. Don’t see many reviews on it. Looks like a decent saw. I like the depth of cut. It’s a little deeper than traditional dovetail saw but not as deep as a carcass or tenon saw. If anyone could has this saw and could their thoughts or possibly suggest a different saw. I want to use it and just as go to saw around the shop. A few small dovetails few small tenons and dados. Don’t want an entire collection of saws just a few quality ones. Thx

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#1 posted 02-01-2018 12:11 AM

Looks like a nice little saw, think I would go for the 20 tpi myself, find they make a cleaner cut. I have a Gramercy and the Veritas complete set, The Gramercy is so nice I find myself reluctant to use it! I find that for small D.T.s in hard wood finer teeth work better and many cases I’m use Japanese pull saws or a Zona.

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#2 posted 02-01-2018 02:20 AM

I have their panel saws and they work well enough. I imagine the dovetail is just fine too.

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#3 posted 02-01-2018 02:36 AM

Tough to decide there are a lot saws to choose from

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#4 posted 02-01-2018 02:57 AM

Richard Maguire had nice things to say about it in a video I watched.

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#5 posted 02-01-2018 06:53 AM

I’m sure it’s a solid saw. No frills it looks like but I’m sure the steel is good and it’ll do the business.

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