Thursday, August 2, 2018

Basset Tools

I've made several tools as a tribute to my shop companion, my dog Benson.

One, a panel saw was inspired by some earlier saws I'd seen - one example is the famous Panther Saw. I also love the chip carving on the handle of old saws:

Here's my version - Basset panel saw. The handle is made from Poplar. It's attached to a sharpened Diston & Sons saw blade.

I also made a small frame saw. This one is made from boxwood: