19th Century Tools

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James Howarth, 19th-century Toolmaker

  Coming (very soon!) in our November issue is an article by Willard Anderson titled, “Make a Shapely Bowsaw.” Unlike today’s commercially available models, the antique example on which Bill based his saw has tapered handle holes through the arms, which helps maintain the sawing angle on the blade. You’ll find out how to...