Disston Hand Saw - No. K65 Keystone Challenger

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Review By: I.Ball


Category: Old Hand Saws

Manufacturer: Disston

Tool Type: Hand Saw

Model No: K65

The Disston K65 Keystone Challenger hand saw is a taper ground saw with a skew-back and bevel filed teeth.

The K65 has a fully carved handle, carved with foliage patterns.

This saw was made in many different lengths and various teeth per inch (tpi).



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Saw Construction

disston saw k65

Handle: Beech

Number Of Buttons: 4

Type Of Buttons: Brass

Blade Markings:
'Keystone K-65 Challenger made by Disston USA'


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Manufactured Dates

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For information on dating this saw and other British saws, see the 'British Saws and Saw Makers from c1660' book , written by Simon Barley. The book is the most comprehensive saw directory to date listing makers, makers marks and manufacturing dates. There is also a whole host of additional information on the history of saw making, how to date a saw, in depth details on each of the large makers and much more, making for the most interesting read and leaving you with a slight desire to buy an old British saw.

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