Eclipse Fret Saw

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Eclipse Fret Saw Review By: I.Ball

Manufacturer: Eclipse

Tool Type: Fret Saw

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This Eclipse Fret Saw review covers the Fret Saw made by Eclipse.

The Eclipse Fret Saw is a traditional Fret Saw which is ideal for small, intricate curved cutting of wood, bone and plastics.

The Eclipse Fret Saw has a U-shaped metal frame with a comfortable wooden handle made from Beech.

The frame has been given a dark blue finish and is marked 'Eclipse'.

The frame is 300mm (12") tall with an internal height space of approximately 285mm offering lots of clearance.

eclipse fret saw

The Eclipse Fret Saw comes with a 16 TPI spring steel blade as standard. The teeth are precision milled for longer life and improved cutting accuracy.

Additional replacement Fret Saw blades can be purchased including 18 TPI, 22 TPI and 32 TPI blades.

The blades should be inserted in the saw frame with the teeth facing back towards the handle allowing the saw to cut on pull stroke / back stroke.

As with any use of tools it is wise to wear suitable protective clothing including eye protection.

eclipse fret saw

Eclipse have a history of making the Eclipse Fret Saw for many years now and is a regular tool in a toolkit.

Supplied in a partial cardboard sleeve

eclipse fret saw blades

Cautions / Notes

* Important: please refer to the 'disclaimer' at the foot of this review.
* Wearing safety clothing and eye protection is usually a good idea to help protect against injury.

- This tool has sharp parts, take suitable precautions when using/handling/storing the tool to prevent injury.

- Failure to loosen parts when making adjustments can result in damage to the tool. Never force a part to move.

- Overtightening parts can cause damage to the tool.



Length - 270mm (10 5/8")

Height - 300mm (12")

Weight - 0.315 Kg

TPI (Standard) - 16


Manufactured Dates

? - Today


- Eclipse


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