This really is the kicker, as an antique saw has to work in order to be valuable. This is why restored saws sell at a premium, compared with unrestored ones. Take a look at the saw's teeth. While they can be sharpened if blunt, if they are ground down to nothing then there is the little the restorer can do.
No. 7 rip saw, 28" or longer beech handle, four nuts, rounded top for second hand same as above, but with stout handle No. 8 rip saw, 28" or longer apple handle, four nuts, rounded top for second hand same as No. 8 above, but with stout handle. Scarce variant of an uncommon saw.
Welcome to Vintage Saws! Specializing in the sale of vintage, Disston hand saws of all ages and styles. Our mission here at Vintage Saws is to provide the highest quality saws of the 19th and 20th Century to the woodworker and collector alike. All the saws that we sell are newly sharpened, properly set and ready to use right out of the box.
Henry Disston began selling saws in 1840, eventually manufacturing everything from crosscut saws, designed to cut across the grain of a piece of wood, to rip saws, whose teeth help keep a cut straight when sawing with the grain. Other types of saws produced by Disston and other tool manufacturers include backsaws (with or without a mitre box),...
Shop for-and learn about-Antique Tools and Hardware. The history of tools and hardware tells the story of two conflicting impulses. The first was the...
Identification of antique tools can be a fun and interesting endeavor. Overall, antique tools are quite common and plentiful in the collecting market. Most are easily distinguished as being heavy in weight, well made, and may contain manufacturer inscriptions. Many contain fine metal such as brass accents or ornate ...
Antique tools are very collectable for those with the desire and knowledge. From flea markets to online shops, it's possible to find enough antique and vintage hand tools to satisfy even a niche collector. Educate yourself, make your purchases wisely and amass a tool collection worthy of any tool museum.
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A seller near me is cleaning shop of his antique tool collection. I am a newbie and do not have the knowledge to know if these are rare or good deals. Only info I have is that he would be willing to sell a few of the hand planes and he said he would ask $25 a piece. There seem to be some unique ones ...
Hand saws are used all the time in traditional woodworking. And with the emergence of marketplaces like Ebay and with the rise of a lot of quality hand saw makers, you can find excellent new and antique hand saws with greater ease than ever before. In this wood hand saw buying guide article I’ll ...