Groves Brass Back Dovetail Saw - 1

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Review By: I.Ball


Manufacturer: R. Groves & Sons

Tool Type: Dovetail Saw

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The Groves dovetail saw has a decorative shaped open handle which is secured to the blade with the use of two old brass split nuts.

The saw is a brass back saw; the spine is fitted with a heavy piece of brass which gives the saw weight and decorative properties.

The saw photographed has 15 tpi (teeth per inch) and has a blade length of 10 inches.



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Saw Construction

groves saw

Handle: Beech

Number Of Buttons: 2

Type Of Buttons: Brass, Split Nut

Blade Markings:
'R.Groves & Sons, London USE, Silver steel elastic spring temper warranted'


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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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