Monthly Archives: August 2012

Disston Acme 120

Resurrected Saw

This was a great garage sale find. The guy’s father had about 12 hand saws of various sorts, I bought 7 of them including a mishandled tenon saw and a latter model mitre-box saw. It’s a good ol’ D8 24″ crosscut 8 TPI. The medallion dates it from 1898-1917 and the etch indicates the later […]


Sometimes working makes me philosophical. Recently I’ve read work by Freudian psychologists which centers around the balance of id and ego. (Traditionally they say the third domain is Super-Ego, however if you’d like to read an essay-ish discourse on why Super-Ego does not exist, I’ll post it sometime). The whims of id are instinctive and […]