Bowsaw, 3D-Cut Maple

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Re: Bowsaw, 3D-Cut Maple

Postby Tailmaker » Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:33 am

Some detail pics:

How to make a bowsaw blade from a bandsaw blade (anneal the end, drill 1.2mm and hammer in a 1.3mm finish nail):
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Handle with brass pin:
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Stretcher rod, string and toggle:
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Yes, I did an FEA to assess the loads and the suitability of the shape. Admittedly, I did that after I was finished building the saw but nonetheless interesting:
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Re: Bowsaw, 3D-Cut Maple

Postby dwilli9013 » Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:10 pm

Quite the piece of work there. Think I like this one better than the first. Thanks for sharing.
I for one would definitely be interested in making one of these. :lol: :lol:
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Re: Bowsaw, 3D-Cut Maple

Postby Tailmaker » Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:56 pm

I have updated my web site with the bowsaw as well as the mallet .crv files.
Please see here: http://www.tailmaker.net/free-stuff.html
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Re: Bowsaw, 3D-Cut Maple

Postby scottp55 » Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:39 am

Christmas comes early! :) :)
Was just looking at two mallets I made by hand for specific purposes when house was built...NOW I get to make a "Pretty Mallet" :D
Thanks G.!!
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Re: Bowsaw, 3D-Cut Maple

Postby Creation in Wood » Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:58 pm

That is a beautiful Bow Saw
Thank You
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