Wednesday, January 14, 2015

potd - Old Japanese Saws

Some years ago we were in an antique dealer's shed on the outskirts of somewhere on Shikoku and he had a lot of big old timber  saws like these. I remember thinking what amazing shapes they were and that they would look wonderful just hanging on a wall. We didn't buy any that day but Takashi did end up sending me quite a few. I thought we'd sold them all but last week found these three hiding away.  The ones we've sold so far were mostly  bought by woodworkers to clean up, sharpen and use. I still think they'd look good hanging on a wall as well.

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