Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Sep 6 1973, Page 11

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - September 6, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaHand saw still irreplaceable Brandy Laisy a news Yealuri s with All the varieties of Power saws on the Market these Days it would seem unlikely that anyone would Ever have any use for a hand saw. If that is so then who is using the hundreds of thousands of hand saws sold every year the truth is that no will Stock cd Home workshop is with out Al least one hand saw. And with Good reason. There Are Many situations where in is More practical to pick up a hand saw for a project than to Call on an electric saw. Unfortunately because in is such a boldly styled brigade Boot for men and big boys savfu.53, our in Usa. Men s and boys basketball Oxford i top or to Cut while or Black our to j. S los by y --6. 2 prices Good thro saturday 2 Florence stores s. Irby sell Park shopping Center w. Palmetto next to big Star simple and Basic tool in is often misused producing Wear and tear on both he saw and the user. Kasy and successful sawing depends to a Large degree on the Angle at which the saw is held h or Ordinary Cross culling thai is. Culling across the Grain of the Wood the saw should be held at a -15 degree Angle Between the handle and the table or other support Tor the Wood. To Slart the Cut. The saw should be drawn Back until there is a Liny notch in the Wood. Cutting then proceeds in the natural Back and Forth fashion. Keep a close Eye on he cutting line to be sure that Vou Are following it. If there is my movement away from the inc. I willing the handle very slightly and continuing the Cul Ling will bring it Back to where Vou Waul in. Always saw with a smooth rhythmic stroke whether you arc Cross culling or rip sawing. The latter action culling Wilh live Grain is necessary very Sedori Wilh Ordinary work around the House. Thai s Why a Cross Cut saw is generally used. A rip saw. Which generally has less Points to the Inch is required Only if you plan to do a considerable amount of sawing with the Grain. Besides having less Points to the Inch a rip saw has Leith shaped like chisels whereas a crosscut saw s Teeth Are More like knife Points. There Are other factors be sides holding the saw Al a Cor rect Angle which affect the re sult. Of these. The most important is Hal the saw in Sharp. Using in improperly such As for Culini through nails will Dull it quickly. When the Teeth Are dulled you have three choices Sharpen it yourself have it sharpened professionally or gel a new saw. Sharpening in yourself requires a certain mount of skill and should not c attempted without the a Pessary knowledge and

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