Disston 70??

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Forum topic by Don W posted 05-30-2011 12:06 AM 2897 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Don W

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05-30-2011 12:06 AM

I hit a few flee markets today and I’ve been looking for a dovetail saw. On the way I stopped at a barn sale. Besides a box of misc plane irons for $5, I picked up this sweet little gem for $8. With my internet research it looks like a Disston 70. Can anybody confirm and tell me what it may be worth? I plane to sharpen it, clean it up a bit and use it.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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#1 posted 05-30-2011 06:24 AM

That looks like a very nice little saw to me. Hopefully, one of the saw experts will chime in.

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#2 posted 05-30-2011 03:11 PM

It’s worth dovetails once you get it cleaned up.

Nice saw.

-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan

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#3 posted 05-30-2011 05:57 PM

Don that is a great little find for $8. It will clean up a treat.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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