SUGGESTIONS ON THE CARE OF SAWS, BY C.C. TAINTOR: INVENTOR OF THE TAINTOR SAW SET. TAINTOR MFG. COMPANY, 113 CHAMBER STREET, NEW YORK. 1908. Mr. Taintor proudly shows us how best to set a hand saw using his invention. Download TaintorsawsetPAM (1) Read more →

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PROPER CARE OF YOUR HAND SAWS! c1950. Porter-Disston Division, H K Porter, Australia. The international scope of ephemera is clear in this combination of Porter, Disston, Beavers and hand saws. Contributed by Peter Evans of the Oldtools eMail list. Download Disstonoz Read more →

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STANLEY: READ THIS BEFORE YOU USE STANLEY PLANES. c1950. Printed in ether Australia or Great Britain. Instructions for sharpening and maintaining Stanley Plane Blades..Includes the wrapper from a blade, complete with further instructions. Contributed by Peter Robinson of the Oldtools eMail list Download StanleyreadthisUKPAM Read more →

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HAND SAWS. Their Use, Care and Abuse. How To Select, and How To File Them. ... by Fred T. Hodgson. Philadelphia, David McKay, Publisher. 1909. Copyright 1888. Mr. Hodgson's typically idiosyncratic style of writing, combined with his particular brand of Opinions, makes for a read both informative and amusing. Download... Read more →

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THE ART OF SAW FILING, SCIENTIFICALLY TREATED AND EXPLAINED ON PHILOSOPHICAL PRINCIPLES...H. W. Holly, 1864/1882. Before there was Hodgson, before there was Grimshaw, there was H. W. Holly. Originally published in 1864 and re-issued for more than 25 years, this is one of the earlier treatises on saw care and... Read more →

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How To Assemble HOBBIES A1 FRETMACHINE Courtesy of Paul Womack comes every Fret workers and Scrollers desire: the assembly instructions and parts list for the famous Hobbies A1 Fretmachine. On the other side of the Atlantic Ocean we call these Treadle Scroll Saws. Same difference. Download HobbiesAIFretmachine Read more →

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STANLEY: HINTS ON USING A STANLEY PLANE. c1950. An Australian version of the Stanley Hints pamphlet. Perhaps planes work differently in the southern hemisphere? Contributed by Peter Robinson of the Oldtools eMail list. Download StanleyhintsplaneAU Till next, Gary Read more →

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HOW TO SELECT, USE AND CARE FOR BITS. 1939. The Irwin Auger Bit Company. Excellent coverage of the Irwin line plus tips on care. Check out a few of the lesser known types of auger bits. Download IrwinhowtoPAM (1) Till next, Gary Read more →

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HOW TO USE YOUR LEVARD BENCH. Complete instructions for the assembly and use of the Levard woodworking bench. Plus a before and after picture of the bench following total reclamation. Courtesy of Rick Roberts Download Lervad_small-1 Till next, Gary Read more →

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Stanley 45 - Seven Planes In One - Stanley Rule & Level Co. New Britain, Conn. 1913. The Plane we all love... or hate. But hey... it sure does look good sitting on the shelf, don't it? Here's the booklet that was enclosed with the #45, explaining all the working... Read more →

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