Thomas Turner Hand Saw - 1

thomas turner hand saw
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Review By: I.Ball

Category: Old Hand Saws

Manufacturer: Thomas Turner

Tool Type: Hand Saw

Model No: 1


The Thomas Turner 1 hand saw is an old English saw with an elegant decorative shaped Beech handle.

This decorative and intricate shape is especially noticed when compared to more modern wooden handled hand saws where there is usually quite a plain design with a more simple shaping to the handle.

The handle is fitted with two brass split nut buttons which are presented flush with the handle. The two split nuts are used to secure the handle to the old style nibbed blade.

This saw was made in different lengths and various teeth per inch (tpi).

thomas turner saw 1

Saw Construction

thomas turner saw 1

Handle: Beech

Number Of Buttons: 2

Type Of Buttons: Brass - Splitnut

Medallion Markings: N/A

Blade Markings:
'Thos Turner & Co, Sheffield'.

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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