Mike Wenzloff and the Remarkable No. 77 Backsaw | Popular ...

Mar 18, 2011·The Disston No. 77 saws are rare birds – the company didn’t sell many. That’s probably because they weren’t versatile. But it doesn’t take away from the fact that the tool is simply remarkable. The No. 77 is available from Wenzloff & Sons of Forest Grove, Ore., for the introductory price of …

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Restore a Vintage Handsaw for Everyday Use | Make:

Dec 19, 2012·Check with the Disstonian Institute or Vintage Saws to make sure you don't have a valuable antique. Step #2: Next Prev. Carefully unscrew the saw bolts holding the handle to the saw plate. Be very careful when you do this. If the threads are frozen the bolt may just start spinning freely all the way through the handle. Once it starts doing this ...

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Repairing a vintage handsaw handle | Hand Tool Journey-A ...

Jan 13, 2013·Back home, the Disstonian Institute’s Web site confirmed it, dating her to between 1878-1888. That makes her at least 125 years old. ... Instead, I hit eBay and garage sales to buy a few, worn out vintage saw handles to serve as donors. Many of them were still in good shape and had neglected to check off the Yes under “organ donor” on ...

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Bad Axe Tool Works - Services and Tools for the ...

Bad Axe Tool Works makes saws as they would have appeared fresh out of a 19th Century American sawmaker's shop, only you decide how to customize the look and toothline to best suit your woodworking requirement and style.. Our saws will surprise you with how well they perform--and they look as good as they cut. Sized to fit your hand, a Bad Axe will never stray far from your workbench.

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ANTIQUE DISSTON DOUBLE EAGLE BACK SAW 1840’S | eBay

The double eagle was used on the finest back saws Henry Disston made and with the age of this saw I am sure Henry himself had a hand in its creation. It is a very rare saw to find and this one features a brass eagle medallion that is not mentioned on the authority of Disston saws – The Disstonian Institute web site. Thus again very rare.

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Bad Axe Tool Works - Services and Tools for the ...

Bad Axe Tool Works makes saws as they would have appeared fresh out of a 19th Century American sawmaker's shop, only you decide how to customize the look and toothline to best suit your woodworking requirement and style.. Our saws will surprise you with how well they perform--and they look as good as they cut. Sized to fit your hand, a Bad Axe will never stray far from your workbench.

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Hand Saw Buyer's Guide For Traditional Woodworking

This guy beautifully repairs, sharpens, & sells amazing saws on ebay…very popular. The Disstonian Institute is a fantastic free resource (compiled by Erik von Sneidern) for identifying Disston saw types, or models, their years, and quality level. I’ve spent quite a few hours on the Disstonian Institute website.

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Antique Back and Dovetail Saws Past Sales

A note about the style of high dome nuts this saw has. Cresson, an early Philadelphia PA saw maker used this style nut before Disston bought them out around 1860. According to the Disstonian Institute, a website about Disston Saws and their history, Disston used this style nut on their handsaws in the 1860's …

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Early 1840’s Disston Backsaw Restoration - by summerfi ...

Jan 04, 2015·Based on information at the Disstonian Institute and WK Fine Tools, I dated the saw to 1842 – 1844. Since Disston only began making saws with his own stamp in 1840, this made the saw very early and potentially historically significant. I encouraged putty to restore the saw to as near original condition as possible.

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Rocky Mountain Saw Works: Early Disston No. 7 Backsaws ...

According to the Disstonian Institute (), Disston first began etching saws in 1865, the same year these unusually etched backsaws were made. Prior to that, Disston saws were die stamped. The earliest known etches on handsaws were parallel to the toothline and bore the name Henry Disston rather than Henry Disston & Son.

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A lovely Disston handsaw - Paul Sellers' Blog

May 06, 2011·A Henry Disston No7 made circa 1848 and still being used by me in 2011. But look at this. This is a Disston saw. Look at the handle, the shape fits a man’s hand like the hand inside a glove. This saw was made to celebrate an event for Hammacher Schlemmer in New York in 1848. Imagine.

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Disston Saw Works - Wikipedia

Disston Saw Works was an American company owned by Henry Disston that manufactured handsaws during the mid-19th to early 20th century in the Tacony neighborhood of Philadelphia. The company was initially named Keystone Saw Works and then Henry Disston & Sons, Inc. A successor corporation, Disston Precision is still operational in Philadelphia.

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Warranted Extra Handsaw Pat'd 1867 | Collectors Weekly

I agree a Disston saw. Made for a secondary line. Check out Disstonian site. Baileyhoo, 2 years ago Thank you for your replies. I have looked at the Disstonian site for other saws and have had great results. However the odd thing about this saw are the 4 medallions. I am just wondering how rare of a saw this is because of that. frisco, 2 years ago

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Hand Saw Buyer's Guide For Traditional Woodworking

This guy beautifully repairs, sharpens, & sells amazing saws on ebay…very popular. The Disstonian Institute is a fantastic free resource (compiled by Erik von Sneidern) for identifying Disston saw types, or models, their years, and quality level. I’ve spent quite a few hours on the Disstonian Institute website.

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Repairing a vintage handsaw handle | Hand Tool Journey-A ...

Jan 13, 2013·Back home, the Disstonian Institute’s Web site confirmed it, dating her to between 1878-1888. That makes her at least 125 years old. ... Instead, I hit eBay and garage sales to buy a few, worn out vintage saw handles to serve as donors. Many of them were still in good shape and had neglected to check off the Yes under “organ donor” on ...

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Dating a Disston Backsaw | Hand Tool Journey-A woodworking ...

Feb 11, 2012·The Disstonian Institute (DI) had all the information I needed plus a little logic to sort through it. Let me explain. My Disston #4’s specifications My backsaw has a sawplate a hair under 12″ long, with 2 ¾” under the back spine, and 11 ppi teeth.

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Disston No. 12 Handsaw with Cone Nuts and Washers - by ...

Nov 17, 2017·According to the Disstonian Institute ... (Kevin from Massachusetts). The etch on the saw plate shows it was made by Henry Disston and Sons. This dates the saw to sometime after 1871, since the saws made during the previous six years were marked Henry Disston and Son (singular). ... I collect and restore vintage handsaws. When restoring old ...

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Henry Disston & Sons Tools - Guide to Value, Marks ...

Mar 03, 2021·Antique Woodworking Tools by David Richard Russell. The Antique Tool Collector's Guide to Value by Ronald S. Barlow. The Saw in History by Don Wilwol and Henry Disston & Sons. Web Resources. Henry Disston & Sons, Inc. (Philadelphia, PA) snac.cooperative. The Disstonian Institute Online Reference of Disston Saws disstonianinstitute.

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BACK SAWS - Disstonian Institute

Disston made saws in Canada from 1910 until the 1950's, allowing the company to avoid a tariff on saws sold in the British Commonwealth. Brass-backed saws were more popular in England than they were in the States, so Disston made a large portion of them to sell overseas. The saw …

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Online Reference of Disston Saws -- Quick Glance Guide to ...

identifying and dating disston saws. Disstonian Institute Quick Glance Guide to Disston Handsaw Models: Handle Profile Model Number with links to more information: Characteristics and Manufacturing Dates Notes No. 7: beech handle, four nuts (full size), three nuts (panel saw) 1840-1928

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Handsaw input - FineWoodworking

Nov 08, 2007·Vintage Saws and the Disstonian Institute are sources to learn about hand saws and sharpening. I have some guidance out there, too. Tuning hand saws is a relatively easy, basic skill over-rated by many. Drop by the shop and I can get you started in the right direction in around 15 minutes.

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Online Reference of Disston Saws -- Gallery

Disston Saw, Tool and File Manual. 1940. The blade of the No. 1 Pattern Maker's Saw is thin -- (.028). This saw is designed for small, accurate work in pattern and cabinet-making. The teeth are shaped to make a fine, exact cut. 15 points to the inch. Blade of Disston Steel with Disston temper, is 7 1/2 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide.

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Hand Saw Buyer's Guide For Traditional Woodworking

This guy beautifully repairs, sharpens, & sells amazing saws on ebay…very popular. The Disstonian Institute is a fantastic free resource (compiled by Erik von Sneidern) for identifying Disston saw types, or models, their years, and quality level. I’ve spent quite a few hours on the Disstonian Institute website.

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A lovely Disston handsaw - Paul Sellers' Blog

May 06, 2011·A Henry Disston No7 made circa 1848 and still being used by me in 2011. But look at this. This is a Disston saw. Look at the handle, the shape fits a man’s hand like the hand inside a glove. This saw was made to celebrate an event for Hammacher Schlemmer in New York in 1848. Imagine.

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Retension a Backsaw - Services and Tools for the ...

It's been my experience here at Bad Axe whether working on vintage saws or building new saws that steel is more resilient than brass, and takes a corrosion-resistant finish. And in keeping with Disston and other 19th Century American sawmakers, we like protecting our steel backs with a firearms-grade finish.

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Welcome to the Vintage Saws!

Welcome to Vintage Saws! Specializing in the sale of vintage, Disston hand saws of all ages and styles. Our mission here at Vintage Saws is to provide the highest quality saws of the 19th and 20th Century to the woodworker and collector alike. All the saws that we sell are newly sharpened, properly set and ready to use right out of the box.

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