Hand Saws

Vintage Disston D-8 Thumbhole Rip Saw 5 1/2 ppi -- Curly Apple Handle (TH)

Loon Lake Tool Works


Regular price $95.00
Vintage Disston D-8 Thumbhole Rip Saw 5 1/2 ppi -- Curly Apple Handle (TH)
Vintage Disston D-8 Thumbhole Rip Saw 5 1/2 ppi -- Curly Apple Handle (TH)
Vintage Disston D-8 Thumbhole Rip Saw 5 1/2 ppi -- Curly Apple Handle (TH)
Vintage Disston D-8 Thumbhole Rip Saw 5 1/2 ppi -- Curly Apple Handle (TH)
Vintage Disston D-8 Thumbhole Rip Saw 5 1/2 ppi -- Curly Apple Handle (TH)

This 26 inch long Disston D-8 Thumbhole rip saw has amazingly curly grain in the apple wood handle. This is a true rarity. Though seen occasionally, wood of this caliber is found in only one in a hundred saws.

There is a small chip on the underside of the top horn, but it will not affect function or comfort. Besides, there is no way that a repair could do justice to the grain and coloration of the wood.

The plate has been cleaned and polished. The etch is visible though light. The 5 1/2 ppi rip teeth have been freshly set and sharpened.

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