Craft Project While Canes Or Walking Sticks Aren T As Trendy Or As Prevalent As They Once Were The Dapper Woodworker Can Still Be The Envy Of The Neighborhood With This Unique And Stylish Cane Saw
Craft project while canes or walking sticks aren t as trendy or as prevalent as they once were the dapper woodworker can still be the envy of the neighborhood with this unique and stylish cane saw is post about Magazine bookmarked by kevin with ID 12045577530 was uploaded on 09-04-2019 and has been viewed 142,020 times.
Cane Saw Illustration by James Provost The cane saw was so named by my wife.Being an avid woodworker, I had decided to incorporate a handsaw grip in the design of my cane.The handle that we most likely associate with a handsaw was designed by Disston in the 19th century.
It appears that all the Disston saw handles are of the same design and size.Perhaps when it comes to handsaws, one size suits all hands.On the other hand, handles for canes should be customized to fit the hand of the user - to provide maximum stability in use and to suit individual comfort and style.
I began by tracing the handle on a piece of 1" x 6" x 36" select pine, and then rough-cut the shape on the bandsaw.I cut a 11⁄4" x 3 1 ¼" sized finger hole using a 1 ¼" rotary drill saw bit, but you could also use a drill press and a 1 ¼" hole saw.
Round over the edges with a ½" rounding over bit or with files and sandpaper.Apply some stain and varnish, and the job is complete.You can change the size of the handle to better suit your needs.A larger...