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Hello do anybody know how to make bowsaw.I heard and see that they can make circle and curves.I want to make it so handles can turn but i allways faild it somehow run out of square. I dont think on buck saw i think on European turning saw like this.
 

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Here you will find plans for a bowsaw: http://www.toolsforworkingwood.com/extra/images/bowsaw/Gramercy_bows_full_8x14.pdf Tool for Working Wood also sells the pins for about $18.00 US http://www.toolsforworkingwood.com/store/dept/TS/item/GT-BOWS.XX (for many woodworkers, making these is the hardest part) The saw you have pictured is what I would call a "frame" saw -- it's wide blade would not handle curves or circles well.
+1. I built a turning saw from these plans and used their parts kit and blades. It turned out to be a fine saw. Roy Underhill had a guest on "The Woodwright Shop" a couple of seasons ago. It was a nice supplement to the plans. You can watch each episode of the Woodwright on Underhill's web site.
 

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Wrangler Thanks for jogging my memory re the Woodwright's shop episode -- I think that was Bill Anderson of Edwards Mountain Woodworks ( if I'm not mistaken); he too sells pins for bowsaws (arguably nicer than the ones I linked to). http://www.edwardsmountainwoodworks.com/pls/htmldb/f?p=EMW_8329:OFFERINGS:3827707662772228
The name you gave sounds right. It's been a while. I do remember that I liked some of his details and his attention to detail regarding grain direction was good information.
 

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Now that's truly wierd! A totally blank reply. How did I do that?

What I tried to say was that I think you are right about the name, and that I was impressed with the detail he put into the saw, his emphasis on grain direction and pin design.
 

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Thanks for answer i have this blade
.TO explain i have made one of this but it turn to be while i work blade will just get untightened and all frame will collapse.I will try now but i need the most hard for this is blade i think i dont have right blade for this saw.
 
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