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by Jim_Thode
July 9th, 2019, 9:20 am
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON Leveling and Tensioning
RepliesCOLON 29
ViewsCOLON 30210

Re: Leveling and Tensioning

The video has a pretty good description of straightening a saw:
http://www.bchw.org/Tech%20tips/FilerEV ... tening.htm
by Jim_Thode
June 14th, 2019, 11:21 am
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON Gumming
RepliesCOLON 1
ViewsCOLON 158

Re: Gumming

Cool!

It looks just like this one:
Gumming EC745 Fitting the Farm Saws - viewcontent.jpg
by Jim_Thode
June 14th, 2019, 11:07 am
ForumCOLON Saw ID
TopicCOLON Possible Simonds???
RepliesCOLON 1
ViewsCOLON 214

Re: Possible Simonds???

Nice saw. I wounder if the broken raker was intentional. Maybe someone did that to get more starter teeth in the end on the saw. I don't know about welding a new raker on. With it broken off right down to the body of the saw there will be an adverse effect caused by welding in the body of the saw. T...
by Jim_Thode
June 11th, 2019, 3:50 pm
ForumCOLON Simonds Saws
TopicCOLON Simonds No. 113?
RepliesCOLON 3
ViewsCOLON 282

Re: Simonds No. 113?

I'd guess that the stamp is more likely a past owners identification rather then a makers mark.
by Jim_Thode
May 27th, 2019, 7:33 am
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON Monster M tooth 2
RepliesCOLON 2
ViewsCOLON 336

Re: Monster M tooth 2

A well preserved saw. I wonder when it was made?

Be sure to keep a good rust protection on it or it will be just another old rusty saw in short time.

Jim
by Jim_Thode
May 9th, 2019, 9:54 am
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON A totaly differnt (Inverse) method of filing
RepliesCOLON 16
ViewsCOLON 6911

Re: A totaly differnt (Inverse) method of filing

How does anyone think this saw will cut?

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by Jim_Thode
April 21st, 2019, 7:29 pm
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON Atkins Handles
RepliesCOLON 2
ViewsCOLON 296

Re: Atkins Handles

You almost never see a handle with paint on it. Whatever was used was not very durable.

This one may give you a clue of the color:
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by Jim_Thode
April 7th, 2019, 9:07 pm
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON Curtis Saw Company St. Louis
RepliesCOLON 24
ViewsCOLON 21417

Re: Curtis Saw Company St. Louis

Highway Bob,
A Simonds No. 66 had flat bottomed raker gullets. See a 1912 catalog at:
https://crosscutsawyer.com/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=1400

Several other vintage catalogs at: https://crosscutsawyer.com/viewforum.php?f=7
by Jim_Thode
March 28th, 2019, 8:01 am
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON A totaly differnt (Inverse) method of filing
RepliesCOLON 16
ViewsCOLON 6911

Re: A totaly differnt (Inverse) method of filing

Hi Jim,my name is brother ben.i was reading your post here. What i wanted to ask is reguarding your saw binding after so much depth into the log.you made a reference to your filing but i couldnt understand where the error was made. I experience that often. I confess i dont level the saw plate too w...
by Jim_Thode
February 17th, 2019, 9:24 pm
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON Which saw should I use?
RepliesCOLON 5
ViewsCOLON 521

Re: Which saw should I use?

Likely the stiffest of your 4' long saw would be the best for one man falling. Check out my video on crosscut falling at:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0uv7ZnCC6o

Jim