Tyzack Hand Saw - No. A482

tyzack hand saw a482
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Tyzack Saw A482 Review By: I.Ball

Category: Old Hand Saws

Manufacturer: Joseph Tyzack & Son Ltd

Tool Type: Hand Saw

Model No: A482


The Joseph Tyzack number A482 hand saw is fitted with a lacquered Beech handle, typical of its time.

The handle is secured to the blade with three 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 is face with a medallion with the words 'J Tyzack & Son, Sheffield' circling around the Joseph Tyxack logo of three joined running legs.

The blade was made with silver steel and also had the J Tyzack three running legs logo.

The Tyzack saw number A482 was made in Sheffield, England.

Saw Construction

tyzack saw a482

Handle: Beech

Number Of Buttons: 3

Type Of Buttons: Brass

Medallion Markings: 'J Tyzack & Son, Sheffield' around the three legged running legs logo

Blade Markings:
'Joseph Tyzack & Son Ltd, Trade Mark (with three legged running legs), Warranted No A482 Silver Steel, Sheffield, England' and 'The perfection of quality and workmanship'

tyzack saw no a482

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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