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    Hand saws that I build

    Hi all, my name is Rob and I build saws, among other things of course. Here's some pictures.

    Hand saws that I build-disston-no-9-reagan-rhs-reduced.jpg

    Hand saws that I build-half-back-rhs-reduced.jpg

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    Hi Rob! Welcome to the forums!

    Those saws look awesome. What material did you use for the first saw's back?

    Al

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    Thanks Al, The top saw has a stainless steel back. The half back is 1/8" brass. Both are folded - not slotted as many custom makers do these days.

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    Thanks Rob! I love your traditional approach.

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    Thanks Al, nice to meet you.

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    Those are nice saws, rob. Welcome to the forum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIYer View Post
    Those are nice saws, rob. Welcome to the forum.
    Thanks, nice to meet you too. Here's another one I'm finishing up now.

    Hand saws that I build-sn-25-1.jpg

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    Loving that saw just posted Rob

    Welcome to the forum.

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    Doc

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    Thanks Doc, nice to meet you. Here's some more pictures. I slow with processing the images to be small enough to post here, not my strong suit. These are the balance of a batch of four that I'm finishing right now.

    Hand saws that I build-sn-26-1-resized.jpg

    Hand saws that I build-sn-24-1.jpg

    Hand saws that I build-sn23-1.jpg

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    I like the look of those handles. Made for comfort I'd say

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