Category Archives: Saw repair

Lengthening a Disston saw bolt

When I was sent an older Disston backsaw to rehandle, it was requested that I reuse the saw bolts and medallion. While there was nothing wrong with them, they were too short to reach through the new and larger handle. While … Continue reading

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Locating bolt holes in replacement saw handles

I finished shaping a replacement handle for an old Disston saw today (there is more to come on this saw), only to face the challenge of drilling the holes for the saw bolts. Rather, as the drilling itself is a … Continue reading

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Saw bolt repair

When a customer ordered some new saw bolts for a saw he was restoring, he asked if there was anything that could be done about the medallion.  I agreed to take a look at it and see if I could … Continue reading

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