Disston Hand Saw - No. 700

disston hand saw
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Review By: I.Ball

Category: Old Hand Saws

Manufacturer: Disston
Tool Type: Hand Saw
Model No: 700 - The Contractor


           

The Disston "The Contractor" No. 700 hand saw.



disston saw 700
disston 700 saw

Saw Construction

disston saw 700

Handle: Plastic

Number Of Buttons: 3

Type Of Buttons: Chome - Flathead

Medallion Markings:
'Disston USA'

Blade Markings:
'No 700, The Contractor, by Disston, 10 Points, Danville, Virginia, USA'




disston 700 saw

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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