Keystone Saw Works - H. Disston & Sons, Inc.
- Phila., PA
Disston D8 - 20"
Panel Saw, 11 PPI Cross Cut, 1900s by Daryl Weir
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have always strived to provide a well tuned saw to the buyer,
after all, hand sawing should be fun. If I may borrow a
phrase from G. H. Bishop saws, a saw should cut with... "Speed &
Even though some refer to me as a
professional, I'm really a hobbyist that takes his saw
restoration work very seriously and have for over 10 years now.
I can't pump out the volume like some because of my fulltime
regular job, so my saws are limited in quantity but not quality.
Rest assured every saw I restore is like I'm doing it for
myself, you have my word on that.
The video is a good chance to see &
hear the saw at work. Anyone can say their saw cuts well but
here's a view of the saw in use cutting 7/8" red oak.
Here is how Disston described this
saw in the catalog,
The highly tensioned, polished blade is straight with a wicked
sharp 11ppi cross cut configuration that will serve your needs
very well as a precision finish saw.
The surface is not perfect but contains darker areas with some
very-very light pin prick pitting, none of which affects the
performance of this saw.