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Saw set

Contributed by Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

A saw set is used for setting the kerf of a saw by bending each tooth of a saw, alternately, outward so that the groove a saw cuts is wider than the thickness of the saw blade. This enables a saw to cut smoothly without binding.

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  • Title: Saw set
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Media: steel
  • Dimensions: 7.6 cm x 11.4 cm x 6.3 cm
  • Collection: Luther and Kay Grass
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
1678 U.S. Route 1, Littleton, ME 04730
(207) 538-9604 (Debbie)
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LC Subject Headings

Saw sets
Saws
Sharpening of tools

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saw setSaw sets
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