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by Sawman
April 18th, 2021, 11:50 am
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON Strange face on a saw hammer.
RepliesCOLON 4
ViewsCOLON 3162

Re: Strange face on a saw hammer.

Thanks for that Jim only just picked up your reply. Full set then.
by Sawman
April 3rd, 2021, 2:13 am
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON OBERG FILES!
RepliesCOLON 0
ViewsCOLON 423

OBERG FILES!

There is a lady at the moment selling a large collection of Oberg (Swedish) and Bedford (British) files at the moment on E bay here in the U.K. of many different sizes. Both of which are extremely good files dating back to the late 60's early 70's. So new old stock. I have a real preference for Ober...
by Sawman
November 14th, 2019, 11:27 am
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON WE Gibbs raker gauge.
RepliesCOLON 1
ViewsCOLON 1399

WE Gibbs raker gauge.

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Hi can anybody tell me why this raker gauge has 3 pins?A bit puzzled as to why. Many thanks.
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by Sawman
June 14th, 2019, 9:50 am
ForumCOLON Saw ID
TopicCOLON Possible Simonds???
RepliesCOLON 1
ViewsCOLON 1525

Possible Simonds???

4 Footer,good taper ground, good steel,
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from the States,no helper handle or etch and needs work.
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Any help appreciated or loan of a mig welder. Thanks.
by Sawman
June 1st, 2019, 12:37 am
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON Monster M tooth 2
RepliesCOLON 2
ViewsCOLON 2028

Re: Monster M tooth 2

It looked as though they introduced the 3 crown saws in 1938 so from any time onwards (but not for long) from there. It appears that SNB saws where considered very good quality and I can see why. Very well finished and good steel. Started to cover all my saws with wax oil (which has a lot of rust in...
by Sawman
May 26th, 2019, 11:42 pm
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON Monster M tooth 2
RepliesCOLON 2
ViewsCOLON 2028

Monster M tooth 2

Monster M has got its buddy. Got the saw from a man in Halifax on my way to do a saw course in Wales. Who ever "moth balled" this saw knew what they were doing as it has been sprayed on with wax oil then wrapped in anti rust paper. Saw in almost mint condition and unused and very sharp and set at 15...
by Sawman
March 1st, 2019, 11:56 am
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON Long Jointer
RepliesCOLON 4
ViewsCOLON 3014

Re: Long Jointer

Let us know when you get it and how you find it. I think it is just marvellous how you can just buy this stuff new now.
by Sawman
August 25th, 2018, 12:15 pm
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON Strange face on a saw hammer.
RepliesCOLON 4
ViewsCOLON 3162

Strange face on a saw hammer.

Got these today after a long wait for the price to come down.
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The question is why does one of them have a ridge on it.
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It is on both faces and it appears to been made that way not someone messing about its just to well done. Any ideas.
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by Sawman
March 14th, 2018, 12:10 pm
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON Long Jointer
RepliesCOLON 4
ViewsCOLON 3014

Re: Long Jointer

I have the prototype I tried out here in the U.K. Just excellent. Well recommend it and must have item, along with his Dolly 13 setting hammer also excellent.
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by Sawman
November 6th, 2017, 9:09 am
ForumCOLON Trail Projects and Training Opportunities
TopicCOLON Remote Sawing
RepliesCOLON 1
ViewsCOLON 2455

Re: Remote Sawing

Crazy but it works. I could have done with this a few times.