This is the most popular of all mechanics’ saws. Balance is perfect, sawing speed is maximum. Blade is thin back, new narrow lightweight pattern, full taper ground. Teeth are scientifically bevel filed. Handle of selected applewood with new weatherproof lacquer finish and large comfortable grip.
Along with the No. B-7, the No. B-8-S was offered in the greatest combination of sizes and ppi. No surprise from the model number, this was a counter-point to the Disston D-8, save for the fact the B-8-S is a lightweight pattern (less plate width). Part of the series of saws described by the etch as “High Speed”. See also the regular pattern: No. B-8