8" Gents Saw WCLG8
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The perfect partner to the Hand and Tenon Saws, the classic Gent’s Saws are made for dovetail applications and are still a very popular seller today and come in a range of sizes to compliment your...
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- Handles are carefully crafted and fitted to blades with solid brass mounting bolts.
- 20 tpi
- This saw has an alloy steel blade with a bright brass back and an attractively finished handle i
- Attractively finished handle is standard.
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I picked up this saw after using somebody else's 20 TPI saw which I liked. It's fairly sharp out of the package. Sharp enough that I'm not going to mess with it. It has a nice thin kerf and cuts smooth with little to no fringe on the out side of the cut. It feels good in the hand and is easy to control. I'm using it primarily for dovetails and have not found any negatives so far. I cleaned the lacquer off the blade with some acetone first. I highly recommend doing so if you get this saw. This saw is a winner.
Good little saw, but poorly advertised.
This is a quality saw for the price. It saws a fine cut with little resistance. But it's a crosscut saw, making it unsuitable for nearly all dovetail applications. I'm not sure why woodcraft doesn't specify why kind of saw this is. If you're looking for a small, sharp crosscut saw that is not only effective but also attractive, this one's for you. If you're looking to cut dovetails, buy a different saw.
Good Saw, Good Price
Got it based on the reviews and haven't been disappointed. Honed it for a smaller kerf although it worked fine before. Handles dovetails with ease.
Sharp and very thin blade
A Surpurb Saw.Woodcraft is the best
Nothing more to say.....it's a great saw at a very reasonable price. Thanks Woodcraft!!! You too Lynx !! I have had no problems with it, nor with other products I've purchased from Woodcraft. In my opinion, Woodcraft has quality products, reasonable prices [...] Ok, I said more anyway.
This well made and fairly priced tool with proper care should last many years. Good steel well made. A pleasure to use. I wish that WOODCRAFT would only carry tools of this quality or better.
I have only used this saw for a month or so but it does exactly what I bought it for. It makes very smooth, precise cuts. I added no cons because they were obvious when I bought the saw. It will be difficult to sharpen when the time comes and a saw of this size has limited uses. I certainly intend to buy the Lynx 26" crosscut saw and possibly a mortising saw as well.
The most used tool in the shop
With thin blade, I use this saw all the time when I need to crosscut small part, thin stock and very delicate trims. It also performs well for cutting joinery.