A Ashton Saw Review By: I.Ball
Category: Old Hand Saws
Manufacturer: A Ashton
Tool Type: Hand Saw
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.
Handle Markings: None
Number Of Buttons: 3
Type Of Buttons: Split-nut
Material Of Buttons: Brass
Blade Markings: 'A Ashton Sheffield'
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