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- June 16th, 2019, 5:57 am
- ForumCOLON Filing
- TopicCOLON Saw Heat Treating
- RepliesCOLON 8
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I have a problem and it looks like the answer is waiting in plain sight based on these amazing tests. I have a 5 1/2 ft Simonds #113 (I think) with .080" at the teeth. After gumming the gullets and shaping the teeth and rakers and filing the cutters to one mm triangles, I found that the set ranged f...
During our saw filing class last year we found that much of our filing involved cleaning out and deepening the gullets. I helped Mike Siemsen (http://schoolofwood.com/) design and build a motorized gummer. We used a 1725 rpm motor with 1:1 belt drive to a fiber wheel. It certainly has saved a lot of...
- June 11th, 2019, 10:18 am
- ForumCOLON Simonds Saws
- TopicCOLON Simonds No. 113?
- RepliesCOLON 3
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I'm working on a 5 1/2 ft saw that I assume is a Simonds No. 113, the swayback cousin of the No. 13. I can't find an etch but there is a stamped D in the lower left hand corner on each side when the saw is held with the teeth down. I can't find a Disston that looks like this saw so what is the D doi...
I'm with PATCsawyer on this. I've done electrolysis and pumice and sandpaper and find that the easiest and quickest - and with minimal damage - is fine sandpaper (220). Unlike PATCsawyer, I flood the saw with water while sanding to flush out the gunk then dry off the saw afterwards. I use a nine-inc...
- December 4th, 2018, 2:03 pm
- ForumCOLON Other General Discussion
- TopicCOLON an inch off a green maple round
- RepliesCOLON 12
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What happened to the burl? Good question. I'll try to get a photo. There was a steel frame built to hold the two halves. The wood faces were routed, sanded and finished and then a glass plate over them to make a coffee table. The artisan is Gen Ohman of G.T. Ohman Fine Furniture. http://www.ohmanfur...