Bad Axe Bites
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Maintain your Saw
How to Maintain your Bad Axe (or Vintage) Back Saw You just bought a really nice saw for somewhere north of $300 USD, and you may be wondering whether to hang it up over the fireplace for public view, or to actually use it. Because if you use it--then over time,...
Retensioning a Traditional Folded Backsaw
Have you ever picked up a great-looking Disston No. 4 on eBay, only to discover upon taking delivery that the plate was bowed, or presented an S-curve along the toothline? Or perhaps the plate was jammed all the way up into the toe end of the sawback? The real question...