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SOLD S502 Premium Quality SHARP! Vintage RICHARD GROVES & SONS 9” 16ppi RIP fine dovetail SAW

SOLD S502 Premium Quality SHARP! Vintage RICHARD GROVES & SONS 9” 16ppi RIP fine dovetail SAW

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Antique hand tools - PREMIUM QUALITY saw S502

Up for sale is a Premium Quality & scarce RICHARD GROVES & SONS brass backed dovetail saw, freshly hand sharpened & set.

A 9" / 228mm plate, this saw has been hand sharpened to 5° of rake & is a fine cutting 16PPI rip profile.
A heavy folded brass back & an ornate hand finished handle, this is a saw from the "Golden Years" of saw manufacture from the mid 19th century, 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.

Size: 370mm

Weight: 320g

This saw is in authentic vintage condition, wear & tear consistent with age & use, freshly hand sharpened & set, a couple of repairs to the top horn, a previous owners stamps & an unusual retaillers stamp also, a nice thin fine plate.
It's a lovely saw, ready to go to work cutting dovetails 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.