Tyzack Hand Saw - No. 10

tyzack hand saw 10
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Review By: I.Ball


Category: Old Hand Saws

Manufacturer: Tyzack

Tool Type: Hand Saw

Model No: 10

The Tyzack saw number 10 is a Beech handled hand saw with a steel blade.

The saw handle has quite a decorative shape with more detail than later Tyzack hand saw handles.

The handle is secured to the blade with the use of three brass buttons, one of which is faced with a medallion marked 'Warranted Superior'.

Each button has a flat-head screwdriver slot on the reverse side to allow for tightening and adjusting the screws, if required.

This particular saw was 24 inch long with 5 1/2 tpi (teeth per inch). There were of course different length and different tpi saws produced.



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Saw Construction

tyzack saw 10

Handle: Beech

Number Of Buttons: 3

Type Of Buttons: Brass

Medallion Markings: Warranted Superior

Blade Markings:
'W Tyzack, Sons & Turner, No. 10, Sheffield, The Abbeydale Saw'


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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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