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06-02-2014 06:51 PM

Topic tags/keywords: rip saw cross cut saw bow saw stair saw keyhole saw tenon saw coping saw panel saw hack saw japanese pull saws bontzsawworksnet wkfinetoolscom blackburntoolscom toolsforworkingwoodcom

Welcome to Lumber Jocks Saw Swap 2014.

All input and advice are welcome to make this a great experience.

We can make saw from kits, repurpose saws, make your own
from different suppliers, and basically have fun making a useful
saw for your shop.

Sign up, details to follow.

This is a skill building and sharing quest. You can post pictures anytime and if you’re in
an impasse or want to know how’s the best way to do something we’ll help
the best we can.

Fellow LJer’s may offer Kits and Parts or anything to help make a successful
saw swap. Send me an email so I can put you on the vendor’s list.

If anyone would like a specific saw please let me know and we’ll
accomodate.

Out of pocket expenses should be around $75.00

My email is: waho6o9@yahoo.com

4 months should be enough time to make a saw
we’ll trade October 1st. Send a picture around Sept. 1st.

Lumber Jock Vendors:

http://lumberjocks.com/messages/new/ErikF
Dovetail 10” 15tpi rip 1 ½” at the toe, 1 ¾” at the heel.
• Full kit- two screw sets, complete and assembled plate/back, set and sharpened: $60.00
• Full kit- two screw sets, complete and assembled plate/back, punched plate: $45.00
• Copper adds $7.00.

Tenon Saw 12” 12tpi rip/x-cut 2 ¼” at the toe, 2 5/8” at the heel.
• Full kit- two screw sets, complete and assembled plate/back, set and sharpened: $65.00 rip
• Full kit- two screw sets, complete and assembled plate/back, punched plate: $50.00 rip
• X-Cut add $7.50 to the sharpened and set kit.
• Copper adds $7.00.

More saws available, please contact me or Erik.

Vendors:
http://www.onlinemetals.com/

Kits can be had from:
http://www.toolsforworkingwood.com/store/item/GT-BOWS.XX/Gramercy_Tools_Turning_Saw_Parts
http://blackburntools.com/new-tools/new-saws-and-related/slotted-back-saw-kits/index.html
http://www.wkfinetools.com/contrib/CiantiM/Tillotson-02/tillotson-02-01.asp
http://www.bontzsawworks.net/home/build-a-saw-kit/

Some templates:
http://www.tgiag.com/saw-handle-scans.html
http://www.blackburntools.com/articles/saw-handle-templates/index.html
http://www.wenzloffandsons.com/faq/36-saw-kit-tech/71-saw-patterns.html

Andy’s saw talk series:
http://lumberjocks.com/Brit/blog/series/4708


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#1 posted 06-02-2014 07:10 PM

I’m going to have to get in on this one! I’ve got a practice saw ready for me to have at it to get ready for the real deal. So stoked!

-- Brian T. - Exact science is not an exact science

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#2 posted 06-02-2014 07:18 PM

Welcome aboard, you’ll make some fine saws BrainT.

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#3 posted 06-02-2014 07:27 PM

Excellent… Been wanting to give this a shot for quite some time, will be another first :)

-- Dan

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#4 posted 06-02-2014 07:31 PM

Glad you’re giving it a go Dan, it’s going be fun.

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#5 posted 06-02-2014 08:46 PM

Cool man. I’d say we give LJs Wally, ErikF, and perhaps a few others a chance if they want to offer parts or kits.

Whether we do a ‘request list,” as in, I’d like a bow saw, or backsaw….it totally up to you Waho. Because it’ll be more work for you.

And the whole send your pic of your tool before your assigned a swap partner has worked well. Keeps people from getting stiffed.

-- Red -- "That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse." W. Whitman

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#6 posted 06-02-2014 09:36 PM

This will be my first LJ swap. Count me in. Looking forward to more details.

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- "Of all the tools I own, my favorite is a good sharp pocket knife." - My Dad

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#7 posted 06-02-2014 09:39 PM

Count me in, too.

-- "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." Alexis de Tocqueville, 1835

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#8 posted 06-02-2014 11:44 PM

Sounds a little over my head, but count me in! :)

Gotta focus on a saw that can use a replaceable ( store bought ) blade.

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#9 posted 06-03-2014 12:37 AM

Great ideas, thank you folks.

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#10 posted 06-03-2014 12:44 AM

Well I imagine I’ll find some way to participate. It’ll certainly push me!

-- Jake -- "Not only do we live among the stars, the stars live within us." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

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#11 posted 06-03-2014 12:48 AM

I’m definitely in! Can’t wait!

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#12 posted 06-03-2014 12:55 AM

More fine additions, the Saw Swap will be better for it.

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#13 posted 06-03-2014 01:09 AM

I’m willing to give this a shot also. Would like to make a bow saw or backsaw. Count me in.

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#14 posted 06-03-2014 02:08 AM

Well this is right up my alley! I’m in!

-- Power to the people.

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#15 posted 06-03-2014 02:33 AM

ErikF, Hammerthumb, Wally331, Slyy, TerryR, Ripthorn, Sanding2day

BRKH, SummerFi, JayT are in to make fine saws and your contributions

are welcomed. Post pictures and questions anytime.

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