Re: [MedievalSawdust] Re: Authenticity
> > Is this worth it ? or will it just look like messyjust pretend you are a jointer or a cabinetmaker
> modern timber?
and you therefore purchase your lumber from a sawyer.
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- --- In email@example.com, "Tom Rettie" <tom@h...> wrote:
> Saws can be a little problematic; while you can buy modern frameI've been looking for ages to find a period saw, I'm talking to a
> saws that look close to period, I haven't found any commercial
> models that come close to the "scimitar" profile of some period
blacksmith over here (UK) about having one made, his suggestion was to
get an old saw and then he'll get it cut down into the correct shape
by a colleague. A couple of my timber framing friends have done the
same thing and they look great, they do take a bit of getting used to
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "James W. Pratt, Jr."
> Got any pictures of the "scimitar" profile saws?They show up several places, such as in the Bedford Book of Hours
picture of Noah:
There's also the "big bread knife" profile such as here:
There's a nice one of a frame saw/bow saw here:
- Good stuff!! Thanks!
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From: "Tom Rettie" <tom@...>
Sent: Friday, October 14, 2005 2:00 PM
Subject: [MedievalSawdust] Re: Authenticity
> --- In email@example.com, "James W. Pratt, Jr."
> <cunning@f...> wrote:
> > Got any pictures of the "scimitar" profile saws?
> They show up several places, such as in the Bedford Book of Hours
> picture of Noah:
> There's also the "big bread knife" profile such as here:
> There's a nice one of a frame saw/bow saw here:
> and here:
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