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by bradpj53
March 26th, 2017, 2:38 pm
ForumCOLON Saw ID
TopicCOLON Tale of two felling saws
RepliesCOLON 7
ViewsCOLON 11195

Re: Tale of two felling saws

Wow, had no idea that was an Ebay saw; picked it up in a local NY antique mart. Good to know re: the hardness.

sumnergeo, the width is a nit under 5-1/2, so 113 it seems to be.

Brad
by bradpj53
March 26th, 2017, 6:33 am
ForumCOLON Saw ID
TopicCOLON Tale of two felling saws
RepliesCOLON 7
ViewsCOLON 11195

Re: Tale of two felling saws

Thanks for the replies; as a newbie it's a learning curve to spot criteria for ID. Score one for Jim_Thode and one for sunnergeo; the perforated (Grandpa's saw) is a 133 and the other a 113. The catalog was a great help for using it's tables of specs. Also I see the residue of red paint on one end o...
by bradpj53
March 25th, 2017, 12:23 pm
ForumCOLON Saw ID
TopicCOLON Tale of two felling saws
RepliesCOLON 7
ViewsCOLON 11195

Tale of two felling saws

I am reconditioning several saw right now (newbie enthusiasm!). One was my grandfather's; I have been toting it around for decades. He used it for firewood making in Wisconsin in the early 1900's. It is a perforated lance tooth design, crescent ground and 66" long. The only identifying mark is a "24...
by bradpj53
March 25th, 2017, 3:14 am
ForumCOLON Other Makes
TopicCOLON Moore Bros. Jamestown, NY Felling Saw No. 7
RepliesCOLON 2
ViewsCOLON 5166

Re: Moore Bros. Jamestown, NY Felling Saw No. 7

Most of western NY state forests are less than 100 years old, due to extensive pre-1900 intensive cutting for industry and land clearing for farming. The are is also hilly in areas such as mine due to glacial effect, with hardwoods giving way to softwoods with a couple hundred feet of elevation chan...
by bradpj53
March 23rd, 2017, 1:51 pm
ForumCOLON Other Makes
TopicCOLON Moore Bros. Jamestown, NY Felling Saw No. 7
RepliesCOLON 2
ViewsCOLON 5166

Moore Bros. Jamestown, NY Felling Saw No. 7

I live about a 2 hour drive from Jamestown, NY (hometown of Lucille Ball!), where this saw was made a hundred or more years ago it seems. Moore Bros. was in business there actively producing saws and files from 1868 - 1914 at least, under 3 generations of family ownership. According to a forum post ...