Looks like I need your help again

  • Advertise with us

« back to Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories forum

Forum topic by OldWrangler posted 03-18-2014 01:52 PM 584 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
View OldWrangler's profile


731 posts in 1016 days

03-18-2014 01:52 PM

Topic tags/keywords: jig saw blades

I have a Rockwell Sabre Saw model 348 that is probably 40 years old and I can not find blades that will work. The chuck is a flat, 2 piece metal bracket with an allen screw through the middle. It will not work with either the new “T” shank blades or the older “U” shape. It seems that I remember it had a shank in the shape of something like an “F”. I have looked at all the website that sell blades and even looked on ebay but nothing like that comes up.

Does anyone have one of these saws and can tell me about the blade and suggest where I might find some. The tool was made in America and is all aluminum. It is a stout machine and I don’t want to throw it away because I can’t find blades. I was hoping to build a table like a router table for it to mount upside down with the blade sticking upwards kind of like a scroll saw. There are some things that I can’t cut out with a band saw and this would seem useful.

So does anyone have any idea about these blades? Thanks

-- I am going to go stand outside so if anyone asks about me, tell them I'M OUTSTANDING!

1 reply so far

View FirehouseWoodworking's profile


684 posts in 2695 days

#1 posted 03-18-2014 04:22 PM

These might work, available from or perhaps your local hardware dealer can order them direct from the manufacturer:

I have occasionally seen these in stores, but they are not very common. Hope this helps. Good luck.


-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics