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SOLD S368 Vintage SHARP! Premium Quality CROWNSHAW & CHAPMAN rip SAW

SOLD S368 Vintage SHARP! Premium Quality CROWNSHAW & CHAPMAN rip SAW

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Antique hand tools - PREMIUM QUALITY saw S368

Up for sale is a Premium Quality CROWNSHAW & CHAPMAN of Sheffield circa 1880s rip saw, freshly hand sharpened & set. A nice stiff & hard taper ground plate that is nearly full width. A first quality dolphin pattern handle with a lambs tongue & an arrised / chamfered top edge, very few makers did this. 

A full sized 28" / 710mm plate, this saw has been hand sharpened to 5° of rake & is a fast ripping graduated rip profile of 5ppi at the toe & 4ppi at the heel.
A highly taper ground plate, a blind medallion & lambs tongue handle, this is a saw from the "Golden Years" of saw manufacture from the late 19th century & early 20th centuries, when their skill was at it's zenith & the materials were high quality & makers took pride in their work & stood by their tools as a quality product, carpenters weren't using hand held circular saws yet, so they needed saws that worked well & held an edge.

This saw is for the woodworker that is happy to work unplugged, you'll know what I mean when you read this, it's like fast food vs slow food, it's getting back to the heart of woodworking & using your hands, not flicking a switch.

It cuts well, please note all sharpened saws are fully guaranteed, if it fails your expectations of a sharp saw, send it back in the condition that I sent it to you for your money back- simple.
Please note any blue colour you can see on the tooth line is engineers set out fluid- our saw Dr (Jim the saw man) uses it to keep track of where he's filed- if you've ever sharpened a saw that will make sense to you.

Please DM us if you are looking for a particular model, maker or type antique/vintage saw, as we have many SHARP ANTIQUE/ VINTAGE SAWS ready for use available in our shop, plus hundreds more yet to restore.

If you wish to purchase MORE THAN ONE SAW, please contact us via e-mail or text 0401091970 so that we can give an accurate combined postage cost for you.

Weight - 950g

Overall length - 85cm 


This saw is in authentic vintage condition, wear & tear consistent with age & use, the handle has a well done repair to the top horn. A previous owners stamp each side of the handle, freshly hand sharpened & set. One tooth is short about 215mm from the toe & traces of the old tooth filing on the back of the teeth- that tooth will regrow next filing or so & same with the old filing on the back of the teeth- doesn’t affect use. Scattered light pitting to the plate.
It's a lovely saw, ready to go to work in the discerning workshop.
Please check the photos as they are part of the description.

Tools are TAX DEDUCTIBLE for work purposes & a GST- inclusive  .pdf TAX RECEIPT of YOUR PURCHASE is sent automatically with your ORDER CONFIRMATION E-MAIL.