Ashton Hand Saw - 1

ashton hand saw
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A Ashton Saw Review By: I.Ball

Category: Old Hand Saws

Manufacturer: A Ashton
Tool Type: Hand Saw
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This Sheffield made old A Ashton hand saw is fitted with a Beech handle and a carbon steel blade.

The blade is secured to the handle with the use of 3 brass split-nut buttons.

The brass buttons have a special split-nut screwdriver slot on the reverse side of the handle. This allows the user to tighten or unscrew the buttons as required.

The saw shown in the photo had a 22 inch long blade with a 9 tpi (teeth per inch) blade. Other sizes of this saw were produced.

Saw Construction

old ashton saw

Handle: Beech

Handle Markings: None

Number Of Buttons: 3

Type Of Buttons: Split-nut

Material Of Buttons: Brass

Blade Markings: 'A Ashton Sheffield'

Manufactured Dates

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