Category Archive: Saws

Apr 13

Paul Sellers on crosscut saw sharpening

Paul Sellers is always worth a watch in my book and slowly I’m finding more and more reasons to sign up for his Woodworking Masterclasses. My lack of available space to put anything into practice is the only thing that holds me back. I know once I have watched his …

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Dec 02

Disston ’76’ Centennial Skew Back Saw

Sold to a fellow in the summer, but he decided he didn’t want it, so I bought it back! Stunning rare saw, 28″ long, skew back with 4 t.p.i. Needs a clean and a sharpen. Nothing will be safe with this bad boy on the loose.

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Aug 08

Copley? Anyone?

I’m wondering if I can find out a little more about Copley of London? I have one of his saws in a pile here, but know very little of him. If anyone has more info I’d be delighted to publish it. I now get a lot …

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Feb 22

R.Groves & Sons

Established in 1770 I believe, Richard Groves & Sons was a thoroughbred Sheffield steel refiner and producer of edge tools. (I mainly hunt for their wonderful saws, one of which is pictured above). Steadfast to their old localities in Snow hill are Richard Groves & Sons, perhaps the oldest saw manufacturers in …

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Jan 14

Where’s Waller?

This saw turned up in a recent pile I bought. It’s a mitre saw by ‘Waller’ but I’ve so far been unable to find out much about the company. There’s a conversation on about ‘Waller & Co’, but straight Waller saws remain an …

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