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    Shop Made Quick Release Coping Saw

    I needed a coping saw a while back and figured since I don't have a need for one very often I purchased a cheap one I found on ebay. I thought it was a good deal as it also came with 4 assorted blades. Well, it lasted for four uses before the pot metal blade mounting hardware snapped off. At that point I figured I'd try my hand at making one. Here is what I came up with:


    Here's what it looks like unassembled...
    Shop Made Quick Release Coping Saw-wood-coping-saw-25.jpg

    and put together ready for use:
    Shop Made Quick Release Coping Saw-wood-coping-saw-26.jpg

    I kept the saw as strong but light as possible. It comes in just under 8oz. ...
    Shop Made Quick Release Coping Saw-wood-coping-saw-27.jpg

    Anyway, the saw works nicely and am happy with how it turned out.

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    Thanks Robert! I've added your Quick-Release Coping Saw to our Hand Saws category, as well as to your builder page: Robert Tutsky's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    Fantastic work ! Congrats, I love it, it is very possible that I borrow you the idea, sooner or later.
    Thanks for sharing !
    Christophe


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