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Old 02-21-2012, 09:49 PM
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Folks,

Not too long back I received a Disston 77 saw that I had ordered from Mike Wentzloff. I had not initially posted it because I did not have Mike's okay. Yes, it is now my tool and I can post it if I like or not but I knew that Mike had back orders of 180 of these saws. I was afraid that it might create more orders that I was not sure he wanted. However, he said no problem.

The Disston 77 is a new saw made by Wentzloff based upon the older Disston 77. It is normally/always cut to a crosscut configuration and the reason for the great interest around it is that it has zero set. This means two big things. First, if you wander offline, you cannot get back on the line. Secondly, according to Mike, it is not a saw for anyone not used to hand sawing as you can bend or even break the plate if you do not know what you are doing. He also said that he thought it was a bit of a fad saw.

Mike gave me the choice of several different woods to choose from and I picked Palisander Rosewood. I had never heard of it but I think this is one of the most beautiful saws that I have ever seen. I hope that you enoy it.

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Old 02-21-2012, 11:38 PM
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That is a beauty, Fred! Are you using it on your bench?
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Old 02-22-2012, 01:26 AM
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That is a beauty, Fred! Are you using it on your bench?
Alex,

Indeed I am. It is really a fun saw but do not let your mind wander for a second. Nope, no need to ask why I know that.

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How many fingers do you have left, Fred?

Gorgeous saw. I don't think I've ever seen a handle that rivals it. Congratulations!
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Old 02-22-2012, 03:45 AM
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Beautiful saw Fred. Nice addition to the 'collection' !

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That is a gorgeous handle.

I sure hope Mike is doing much better.

speaking of which..has anyone heard any updates on David Charlesworth?
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I made the bench guess as it looks like the saw is resting on the sub structure. But were you using cheese spread to glue it together? That empty crock on the floor got that way somehow...
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... But were you using cheese spread to glue it together?
If it was Cincinnati cheese it should hold just fine.

Beautiful saw, Fred, congratulations.

Hopefully you'll soon start posting progression photos on that bench.

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Beautiful grain on an awesome saw Fred, congratulations!
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Old 02-23-2012, 09:27 PM
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Beautiful grain on an awesome saw Fred, congratulations!
Thank you very much. Mike really did a fantastic job.

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