Now of Two Cherries, Germany and Robert Larson Company, Inc. San Francisco, USA.
It’s quite shocking to think that a new woodworker might pick this saw from a store and want to cut anything with it let alone try making his or her 1st dovetails. I confes that I could never cut any kind of…
This week I picked up a brand new gent’s saw straight from the pack made by the famous German tool makers Two Cherries. I noticed the unusual tooth shape, which strangely resembled the edge of a tin can when we used to open it with a multipurpose survival knife. I wondered how it would…Read More
…do it with remarkable consistency. That means that instead of getting several saw sharpenings from one saw file, perhaps ten to fifteen, sometimes you may get only two or three. That then means that the saw file now costs $15-20 in real terms. The reason is that if the corner breaks, the file stops…Read More
…set has been hard to beat. For 8 quid you have a good working set. Yes the fineness of the side bevels could by a mil or two thinner, they could have a little finer grinding, and there will always be snobbism out there that creates exclusivity, but we’ve used these chisels in the…Read More
John bought some chisels from the car boot sale last week. Pennies go a long way in scrap tool bins here and for a pound or two you can walk away with a bag full of tools. There can be no doubt William Marples of old was the single most productive tool maker in…Read More
…chisels would cut butter.
At this point I’m so taken aback. I want to give a good report but can’t. I’m now thinking Kunz #80 cabinet scraper and Two Cherries “Professional Quality” gent’s dovetail saw. Just how do suppliers do such devastating things? I know, it’s a first-world problem here but the issue for me…
…Here is what happened. Back in the early days of the internet, around 1987 for most people, imported vises started to be manufactured in Asia.Woodcraft and Rockler, two key players in imports, started offering quick release vises alongside key players like Record, UK and Jorgensen, USA. The domestic vises were then undercut with vises…Read More