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by nedsawyer
August 15th, 2011, 8:41 pm
ForumCOLON Atkins saws
TopicCOLON Atkins breakdown saw?
RepliesCOLON 4
ViewsCOLON 5333

Atkins breakdown saw?

Has anyone seen or heard of a breakdown Atkins saw? My contractor brought a saw to show me and it was an Atkins #52 or 56 I believe. The saw breaks into three parts and is held together with cams and came witha canvas case. I haven't found it in any of the catalogs I have access to...mostly from the...
by nedsawyer
August 15th, 2011, 8:34 pm
ForumCOLON Welcome! New users, start here!
TopicCOLON Welcome
RepliesCOLON 22
ViewsCOLON 32878

Re: Welcome

Thank you!! This site has generated more help than I could have hoped for. There is a whole bunch of knowldge here and plenty of folks that seem to enjoy sharing it.

Again-thanks to you and everyone that helps keep it running.

Ray
by nedsawyer
August 7th, 2011, 6:20 pm
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON New to this
RepliesCOLON 9
ViewsCOLON 4800

Re: New to this

Thank you all! This is a huge help. I have the Crosscut Saw Manual and Saws That Sing along with a few of the catalogs from this forum. The info that I have recieved so far helps make sense of it all. I am building a saw vise...figured it would be fun and looks like it works the best. Again thank yo...
by nedsawyer
August 4th, 2011, 7:59 pm
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON New to this
RepliesCOLON 9
ViewsCOLON 4800

New to this

Hi all I am in the process of setting up a small shop to work on crosscuts. Do any of you have recommendations on what tools one should pick up as far as a basic beginners tool set? I know a long jointer, raker gage, files etc are needed but would like to know if there is a basic set of tools one co...