CustomSaws@BontzSawWorks.Net
CustomSaws@BontzSawWorks.Net

Please note:

     In an effort to keep lead times reasonably short, I am currently taking orders on a very limited basis.  Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

      For the occassional extra saw I am able to make, you may wish to check the "For Sale" section of this site. I will post them there.

      I will continue to make my other items, such as my half blind tools, scribes and mallets, in small batches as time and schedule allows. Please contact me with regard to those items you may wish to purchase.

As always, Thank you for your patronage and patience.

Ron

 

Now.

    A bit about my saws:

     To begin with, all of my saws are a bit thicker at 15/16th to a full 1" to give a more comfortable and rounded grip. The thicker wood is more costly to me but worth it. All of my saws are available in 3 different styles as well. A classic series, a single loop, and a double loop. For an example of these handles see the 16" tenon saws. 

      Vintage dovetail saws were made in a multitude of hang angles. For this reason I make my dovetail saws in three different hang angles. A 32* least aggressive hang, a 38* mid range hang, and lastely a 45* hang for those who require a more aggressive hang angle.

      Each size of saw has a different hang angle that best suites that particular size saw.  Each saw is hand rasped and shaped one at a time. The solid precision slotted brass backs are compression fit and tapped on to the plate to a uniform depth. A brass set screw is often placed in the toe of the plate/ spine to prevent any movement folded backs are prone to. No glue is needed. Each saw plate may be shaped or square, your choice, with every saw tooth hand filed by me personally and tested to make sure it cuts a straight line out of the box. The 0.020" plate dovetail saw teeth have a total set of approx. 0.006" to give a kerf of approx. 0.026 to 0.027. A 0.015" plate saw has a total kerf of approx. 0.021". If you desire a square plate or a plate with a different ppi, I will punch and sharpen to your preference. If any of my saws do not meet with your complete satisfaction, you simply need to return them for a full refund. Thank you for your consideration.

 

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