Review By: I.Ball
Category: Old Tenon Saws
Manufacturer: Drabble And Sanderson
Tool Type: Tenon Saw
This version of the London made brass-backed Drabble And Sanderson tenon
saw is fitted with a shaped Beech handle. The handle is secured to the
blade with the use of 3 brass split-nut screws.
The split-nut screws can be adjusted/tightened by using a special split-nut screwdriver.
The left face of the brass-back is marked with the inscription 'Drabble & Sanderson, London'.
The saw shown is 14 inches in length and has 12 teeth per inch (tpi). There were different lengthed and tpi versions of this saw produced.
Number Of Buttons: 3
Type Of Buttons: Brass, Split-nut
Brass Back Markings:
'Drabble & Sanderson, London'
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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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