Welcome to Vintage Tools Melbourne! Antique hand tools – PREMIUM QUALITY saw #167. Up for sale is a Legendary Premium Quality ATKINS Model 401 7PPI cross cut HAND SAW, freshly hand sharpened & set. The Atkins 401 was their top of the line model, putting it simply- this was the best saw they ever made, it wasn’t aimed at house framers, it was for high quality precise work, the were the most expensive saw in the world when introduced & the early ones actually had silver plated fittings. The saw plate is made from Atkins Silver Steel & is ultra taper ground 7PPI cross cut, the handle is rosewood, the saw plate is a full sized 26inches / 660mm long, it dates from around 1919. This saw has been hand sharpened to 15 degrees of rake, 20 degrees of fleam & with a slope of 10 degrees to make it a more aggressive tooth stance, this is a high quality joiners cross cut saw. This saw is for the woodworker that is happy to work unplugged, you’ll know what I mean when you read this, it’s like fast food vs slow food, it’s getting back to the heart of woodworking & using your hands, not flicking a switch. This saw is in authentic vintage restored condition, freshly sharpened & set, there is some scattered pitting to the blade by the toe, no etch, a couple of fine checks in the rosewood around the medallion, the blade is straight & sticky sharp, it’s a lovely fast cutting 7PPI hand saw, ready to go to work in the discerning workshop, these are a super scarce & desirable saw. Please check the photos as they are part of the description. All of our items are genuine vintage – that means they have been used, and have the normal wear and tear associated with a genuine vintage item. More vintage tools available at. & vintage /mid-century /retro household items at. I’m using RECYCLED packing materials as much as possible to help the environment. ADDITIONAL INFO FOR INTERNATIONAL POST. The item “PREMIUM Quality SHARP! Vintage ATKINS 401 7pt Xcut SAW Old Antique Tool #167″ is in sale since Monday, October 1, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectables\Tools, Hardware, Locks\Saws”. The seller is “vintage-tools-melbourne” and is located in Vintage Tool Shop, High st, Northcote. This item can be shipped to Australia, North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, New Zealand.
- MPN: Does not apply
- Material: Silver Steel, Rosewood, Nickel Plated Screws
- Brand: E.C.Atkins No:401
- Era: 1800s