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by Colorado Joe
March 12th, 2022, 6:25 am
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON Hard lesson on fractured teeth. Simonds No. 13
RepliesCOLON 12
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Re: Hard lesson on fractured teeth. Simonds No. 13

Thanks for the extra tips. I was in my garage and kept the lighting pretty minimal. Never thought about heat from the opposite side that I am looking at, nugget of knowledge retained.
by Colorado Joe
March 10th, 2022, 9:46 am
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON Hard lesson on fractured teeth. Simonds No. 13
RepliesCOLON 12
ViewsCOLON 4841

Re: Hard lesson on fractured teeth. Simonds No. 13

MY SCIENCE FAIR EXPERIMENT: The volunteer trails organization that I associate with recently did a saw inventory. There were two orphaned 5’ perforated lance saws that didn’t make the cut – so to speak – and indeed I can’t say I’ve ever seen them go out. Both are more of a falling width, but are hea...
by Colorado Joe
January 14th, 2022, 12:09 pm
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON I've been reading this forum for near a year
RepliesCOLON 8
ViewsCOLON 1944

Re: I've been reading this forum for near a year

I cannot detect taper in either axis.
by Colorado Joe
January 13th, 2022, 4:09 pm
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON I've been reading this forum for near a year
RepliesCOLON 8
ViewsCOLON 1944

Re: I've been reading this forum for near a year

Yes, the big saw was in bad shape. It had been filed down to about an inch of teeth left. SO, I figured 1) I got the saw free 2) the shape it was in precluded it likely ever being a collector item, the worst that happens is I spend a lot of my time just for learning sake. I did spend a LOT of time a...
by Colorado Joe
January 13th, 2022, 5:27 am
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON I've been reading this forum for near a year
RepliesCOLON 8
ViewsCOLON 1944

Re: I've been reading this forum for near a year

I found it in the catalog and it looks like the one - down to the 4 screws for the handle instead of three. Once I saw the picture, I realized that it had been WAY filed down and not very good. Spent yesterday afternoon deepening gullets and re-shaping the teeth. Didn't do much on cleaning since the...
by Colorado Joe
January 12th, 2022, 10:57 am
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON I've been reading this forum for near a year
RepliesCOLON 8
ViewsCOLON 1944

Re: I've been reading this forum for near a year

Thanks Trailsawyer. Just this week I was given another saw. It's a one man Disston, 42 inches, medallion indicates manufacture 1917 or prior (if the Disstonion Institute is to be trusted). I thought it was filed way down and badly until I inspected it closely. But the asymmetry and tooth size look o...
by Colorado Joe
January 12th, 2022, 10:07 am
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON I've been reading this forum for near a year
RepliesCOLON 8
ViewsCOLON 1944

I've been reading this forum for near a year

and finally joined - thanks. After 23 years of volunteer trail work I got USF certified for crosscut last spring. I fell in love. Anyway, I was telling a buddy of mine about sawyering and I'll be danged if he didn't give me an old saw that was hanging outside of his barn for 40+ years - I called it ...