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Blog series by yrob updated 1064 days ago 1 part 1969 reads 4 comments total

Part 1: Restoring a W. butcher backsaw

1064 days ago by yrob | 4 comments »

I was able to get my hands on a nice W. Butcher backsaw. It is 12 tpi, filled crosscut and about 12 inches long. Original handle, but missing one split nut. The plate is in good shape, no rust at all. Teeths are not broken but probably need to be jointed and then of course sharpened and set. Butcher is well known for their chisels but they also made adzes, saws, knives and a number of other tools (they manufactured the famous “bowie” knife that became very popular in america)....

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