Dating spear jackson saws
I was assuming the same process as the broken teeth - but what you say is very interesting.
Maybe the thinking was that the plier action placed generalised stress in that 2" or so area ...
These saws are quite lovely now that I have sharpened them.
I will likely sell one of them to my students over the weeks when I return.
They work perfectly well, though, & I suggest they are intended to be at least as soft as, or a bit softer than the saw steel so that they don't squash and mar the teeth excessively during setting. an adventurous biography of an adventurous Henry Tyzack! After denigrating Oz saws on ebay :rolleyes: I received these four a couple weeks back now.
:o High tensile bolt would be much more practical, and would not shatter if hit too enthusiastically. That may not be the general case, just what I've encountered. Good old info: set website/morgan2And from the BBC link ...
In 1830, the partnership Spear & Jackson was formed.
It has the "Extra High Temper" line I thought might draw a sigh :) I suspect those very nasty cracks were caused when a very dull and most likely poorly-set saw was being forced through a cut and it caught, buckling the saw & concentrating stress at that point. Th original listing had very good photos - I'll dig them up.
Yes - I recall now discussion about the anvil part. but couldn't decide if that sounded like a reasonable thing or not. The only kicker was that somehow I let a D100 from the same set of lots get away from me.
Cheers, Yes I know you, Chippy and others had said that - I couldn't recall if/how much of a problem it was. Tysick Genealogy ( Thanks Toby, Paul For the record - Pacman's recent S&J find. All virtually full blades and the handles have been looked after and waxed (I'm guessing) - they are beautiful.
It has indeed been a good saw and I see them all the time on e Bay.
In fact I just bought another for £3.99 Buy it Now plus £3.00 shipping alongside a number 4 for £5 plus £3.80 shipping.