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    Posted 10 years ago

    horsetrader
    (2 items)

    I found one of these on the internet but i can't find the other one and they look like something that would work together flea market pick

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    1. TheOldGreybeard, 10 years ago
      these tools appear to be "saw sets" they are used to put the "set" in saw teeth. Each alternating tooth is bent slightly to one side of the blade or the other, so the kerf is wider than the blade. This keeps the saw from binding as the cut deepens. I have one of these that my father used for maintaining his hand saws. I do not believe they are used together, as the tool was turned around to do the other side. I could be wrong about that though...
    2. toolate2 toolate2, 10 years ago
      I agree with TheOldGreybeard. We've always called them "tooth setters."
    3. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 10 years ago
      Really cool to learn new stuff.Can you imagine just what our Grandfathers would have accomplished if they could have gone down to Home Depot and bought a new blade instead of resetting the teeth and sharpening the old one!

      Thanks.
    4. Cushmanman, 4 years ago
      I bought one of these tools at a garage sale two weeks ago for 50 cents. I bought it because I love tools and had no idea what it was. We asked all of the neighbors, some were machinists and two were farmers. I thought the farmers would probably know. But no one did. Thank you so very much for the information. You solved our mystery.

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