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Monthly Archives: March 2010
Length: 25 1/2” (measured at teeth). PPI: 5 1/2 (graduated). Tapered saw plate (0.035” at teeth, 0.025” at top, tapers about 0.005” toe to tail). Handle wood: Madrone (I think). Finish: Minwax gloss Polyurethane (infused under vacuum … Continue reading
The saw plate seems like a pretty nice chunk of steel, it tapers from about 0.035” at the teeth to 0.025” at the top and also tapers from toe to tail (about 0.005”). It has graduated teeth and is stamped … Continue reading
I dislike the look of saw screws that sit on the surface of the wood, so they need to be inset. Which isn’t all that easy if you try to do it with Forstner and regular bits (drill a small … Continue reading
I like the looks of sway backed saws so one of the tasks is to turn this straight backed saw into a sway back. Here is the result of the first pass, and you can see that, compared to the … Continue reading
I picked through the “fire wood” pile (some woods “on the stump” my Dad gave me), the oak has been riddled by powder post beetles so that was out but the Madrone was OK although it is pretty soft. Squared … Continue reading