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by Gavin Longrain
February 4th, 2017, 8:49 am
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON milling marks on a flat saw?
RepliesCOLON 5
ViewsCOLON 3733

milling marks on a flat saw?

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Rotary milling marks
Whilst cleaning up this GA 16 Gauge saw, I noted the milling marks where handle had been. This is a flat plate i.e. not taper nor crescent ground.

How common is this sort of milling on a flat saw? What was its purpose ?
by Gavin Longrain
December 21st, 2016, 1:33 am
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON Saw anvil.
RepliesCOLON 3
ViewsCOLON 1934

Re: Saw anvil.

King Karri Tree wroteCOLONLOVE the slot in the shed and thinking outside the box.

Well done.

8-)
Duncan is an inventive man! :D
by Gavin Longrain
December 11th, 2016, 6:26 am
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON German tuttle-tooth saw
RepliesCOLON 10
ViewsCOLON 9351

Re: German tuttle-tooth saw

How thick are each these saws?
by Gavin Longrain
December 10th, 2016, 11:02 am
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON German tuttle-tooth saw
RepliesCOLON 10
ViewsCOLON 9351

Re: German tuttle-tooth saw

Please name the brand. I guess it is Wilpu a.k.a Wilhelm Putsch.
by Gavin Longrain
November 25th, 2016, 12:35 am
ForumCOLON Other General Discussion
TopicCOLON One Man Tree Falling
RepliesCOLON 6
ViewsCOLON 5195

Re: One Man Tree Falling

I note the comments above about felling live trees and that some folks believe felling any live trees is necessarily and 100% bad. If you google the phrase "coppice management", you will see information about a practice that has been around at least 4000 years. In many woodlands in UK, conservation ...
by Gavin Longrain
November 9th, 2016, 12:11 am
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON Best File Brand
RepliesCOLON 6
ViewsCOLON 6315

Re: Best File Brand

I like Vallorbe a.k.a Grobet . Made in Switzerland by the one firm but they are fiendish expensive. Buy one of any kind and see how you get on with it, only then commit to a box of 6 or 10 or 12.
by Gavin Longrain
November 4th, 2016, 6:58 am
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON Rockwell Hardness?
RepliesCOLON 4
ViewsCOLON 4421

Rockwell Hardness?

Has anyone got a Rockwell hardness tester? And what data do vintage and modern saws show for Hardness?
by Gavin Longrain
November 1st, 2016, 2:18 pm
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON How do saws cut?
RepliesCOLON 6
ViewsCOLON 2485

Re: How do saws cut?

Brian,
Inexperienced sawyers tend to pull down on their end of the saw. Which will raise your end. If they pull down on the saw, they will pull dust from their side of the log only. This could explain your dyed / undyed sawdust.

Could you repeat & report back but with one sawyer running the saw?
by Gavin Longrain
October 25th, 2016, 12:25 am
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON CAD Drawings of helper handles... ?
RepliesCOLON 4
ViewsCOLON 3875

CAD Drawings of helper handles... ?

Can any send me a CAD drawing of the metal bolt that lives inside helper or aux handles? I am getting a price to get them made in volume.
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by Gavin Longrain
October 24th, 2016, 11:59 pm
ForumCOLON Classified, For Sale, Wanted
TopicCOLON Crosscut saw steel
RepliesCOLON 8
ViewsCOLON 8643

Re: Crosscut saw steel

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