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My new saw till. Measures 18-1/2" wide by 36" tall. Mounts to the wall using Rubbermaid track rail for closets. Holds up to 9 saws, and has a drawer for storing files etc. I decided to make it look more like furniture than a utility. I finished the oak with boiled linseed oil/turpentine, then hand rubbed shellac. It was a fun project.
 

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Sweet!!!
 

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That's downright pretty. Nice job.
 
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My new saw till. Measures 18-1/2" wide by 36" tall. Mounts to the wall using Rubbermaid track rail for closets. Holds up to 9 saws, and has a drawer for storing files etc. I decided to make it look more like furniture than a utility. I finished the oak with boiled linseed oil/turpentine, then hand rubbed shellac. It was a fun project.
Reminds me of a gun rack but a whole lot better looking.
 

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How do y'all find enough space for racks like this? All my shop walls are jam packed.
Tom, as you can see in the background my walls are packed also. I am going to put this saw till on the wall in my game room in the basement located right next to my shop. I wanted it to look nice on the wall next to my cabinet of hand made molding planes (which are already there). Since I ran out of shop room...it is my only option.
 

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Tom, as you can see in the background my walls are packed also. I am going to put this saw till on the wall in my game room in the basement located right next to my shop. I wanted it to look nice on the wall next to my cabinet of hand made molding planes (which are already there). Since I ran out of shop room...it is my only option.
you guys waste so much space and make things so inconvient for yourselves it's unreal...

use the same wall space twice,,,

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Nice saw throne, Gary.

I was wondering what you used for the drawer bottom, I've been using hardboard for mine, because I'm thrifty (cheap).
 

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Tom, as you can see in the background my walls are packed also. I am going to put this saw till on the wall in my game room in the basement located right next to my shop. I wanted it to look nice on the wall next to my cabinet of hand made molding planes (which are already there). Since I ran out of shop room...it is my only option.
Agreed, Gary - that display cabinet needs to be..... displayed..... No sense hanging it in your shop - show it off. Nice job
 

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Stick - I think one of your saws needs a little elbow grease :moil:
which one...
the one older than either of us or the one older than both us...
 

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The one that's older than me and younger than you >:)

I've got a couple of those "older" saws too - and they both need some work.
the one on the left is my grandfathers 1st store bought handsaw...
that'd make it older than me, you and Chuck...
next over is my father's 1st store bought saws...
 
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I have one that looks like the one on the left but only a little less than half my age. That's what they look like when you use them on green wood and then put them away for another 10-15 years. The only time I use it is when my Japanese saws are too short and my chainsaws will leave too rough a finish. I wish I had had the room to bring back that frame saw I posted. It's probably similar vintage to your's Stick and I do love old tools that are still functional.
 
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A couple of weeks ago I picked up a dovetail saw from a retiring cabinet maker down the road from me. I couldn't stay in his shop too long as I was drooling over his collection of planes, saws and chisels. Saw was made by Thomas Turner and Company, Sheffield. 10 inch tapered with a pistol grip. I haven't had a chance to try to put an age to the saw but the company was founded in 1802 and stopped producing products in 1952. I'm guessing the saw is anywhere from 75 to 100+ years old.
It cuts well, but I just cobbled together a saw vise based on one by Thomas Lie-Nielsen, so that I could give it a sharpening - yup I still like hand tools
 
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