Tyzack Hand Saw - No. 154

tyzack hand saw 154
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Review By: I.Ball

Category: Old Hand Saws

Manufacturer: Tyzack

Tool Type: Hand Saw

Model No: 154


The Tyzack number 154 hand saw is fitted with a bright lacquered Beech handle.

The handle is secured to the blade with four brass buttons. The brass buttons have flathead screwdriver slots on the reverse side to allow the user to tighten or loosen the buttons if required.

One of the buttons has a thick black border circling it with the words 'W.Tyzack. Sons & Turner Ltd, Sheffield'

The blade is marked in large writing 'NONPARIEL' which means having no match or equal. The saw also is marked with the Tyzack Elephant symbol.

The Tyzack saw number 154 was made in Sheffield, England.

Saw Construction

tyzack saw 154

Handle: Beech

Number Of Buttons: 4

Type Of Buttons: Brass

Medallion Markings: 'W.Tyzack. Sons & Turner Ltd, Sheffield'

Blade Markings:
'NonPareil No 154, The result of more than 150 years sawmaking experience and todays latest improvements, this saw carries a full guarantee. W. Tyzack Sons & Turner Ltd, Sheffield, England'

tyzack saw no 154

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.

tyzack saw 154


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