William Greaves Tenon Saw

william greaves tenon saw
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William Greaves Tenon Saw Review By: I.Ball

Category: Old Tenon Saws

Manufacturer: Thomas Flinn & Co.

Tool Type: Tenon Saw
Tool Range: William Greaves
Model No: Beech


The William Greaves tenon saw review discusses the William Greaves tenon saw made by Thomas Flinn & Co of Sheffield, England.

The William Greaves tenon saw is made in four different blade sizes:

     - 8 inch
     - 10 inch
     - 12 inch
     - 14 inch

These tenon saws are made with crosscut teeth as standard:

These saws have 13 tpi (teeth per inch), with hand sharpened teeth which can be resharpened again and again for a long life.

william greaves tenon saw

The William Greaves tenon saw has a heavy brass spine which has the multi-function of offering tension to the blade, balance, extra control and an attractive decorative look.

The William Greaves tenon saw had previously been made by Thomas Flinn with a steel back spine probably up until about 2013-2014.

The saw is fitted with a stained beech handle.

The handle is secured to the blade with the use of three brass buttons.

The carbon spring steel saw blade has a William Greaves etching in keeping with old tenon saws.

Saw Construction

Handle: Stained Beech

Number Of Buttons: 3

Type Of Buttons: Brass

Blade Markings:
'Wm Greaves & Sons, Sheaf Works, Sheffield'

Manufactured Dates

2000 - 2020

History / Updates

2000 - 2013/2014 - The saw had a steel back spine.

2013/2014 - 2020 - The saw had a brass back spine.

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