Bad Axe D8 Handsaw (Cross Cut)
These taper-ground hand saws are patterned closely after the venerable Disston D8 and Simonds skewbacked handsaws. This combines the overall plate and handsaw pattern of the Disston D8, the let-in mounting pattern for the handle is of the pre-1928 Simonds handsaw; available in both standard and thumbhole-grip versions.
Traditional 1887-1896 Disston-pattern closed handle, the most elegant pattern Disston ever produced at the apogee of handsaw manufacturing. Available in standard quartersawn hickory, or optional cherry, walnut, & maple. three sizes available in Small (S), Regular (R), and Large (L). These handles are available in both standard and thumb-hole grip, the latter also available for southpaws
Plate Depth: 7.25 at the heel, skewing to 2.58" at the toe.
- Saw Length: 26 inches (66cm)
- Tooth Filling: Cross-cut
- Pitch: 8 ppi
Please indicate your hand size at checkout under "Special Insutrctions".
Hand Size Chart:
|Small||3 1/4" - 3 1/2"||81 - 89 mm|
|Regular||3 5/8" - 3 7/8"||91 - 99 mm|
|Large||4" - 4 1/4"||101 - 109 mm|
All saws are made to order and shipped from The Unplugged Woodshop. Currently, Bad Axe has an 8-12 week delivery timeframe.