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Forum topic by dgrrdh posted 05-27-2012 09:12 PM 786 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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05-27-2012 09:12 PM

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so i got a few hand saws a little while ago and i was wondering if anyone can tell me a bit about a few of them. one is a Slack and Sellars no. 78b. i’ve only really found out is they are a latter version of Slack Sellars and Grayson, and that they have been around since about 1857. Another one is a Mibro back saw i don’t really have any other info on it but it works great. the rest are all Diston saws and i’ve found plenty on them. there is 3 of them in total including a pacemaker rip saw. i have had a few of them sharpened and they work like a dream so if anyone can tell me a little more it would be much appreciated.

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#1 posted 05-28-2012 12:32 PM

I have a Milbro hand plane. I beleive they were made in england but haven’t found much about them. for the disstons, look here, and post the question over here.

Post some pictures would help as well.

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