Old Disston Saws and others

Specializing in Henry Disston saws - Vintage, Top Grade and Original Design

Henry Disston started manufacturing handsaws in 1840's and moved on to other advanced tools
like the crosscut saws, backsaws, coping saws, keyhole or compass saws, and hack saws.
Even today, the desire for old Disston saws and their quality continues.
So if you are looking for a good selection of quality hand saws, you have come to the right place.

Find Top Quality Vintage & Old Disston Saws

We have a fine selection of old Disston saws available, when we can find them, at a reasonable prices.
Find our list of vintage saws, including Richardson, Atkins, and Peace, here with photos.

Our Aim

We specialize in good quality saws from local collections and workshops.
We only accept them when we are sure of the quality.
We aim to help woodworkers and vintage saw collectors find the tools they want.


Shipping is via USPS Priority Mail.
If you have questions, send me an e-mail at:

If you wish to pay by check or money order, send it payable to:
Walt Lane, 3 Pewter Lane, Johnstown, NY 12095.

This page was last updated on: November 24, 2021


Disston Saws


Disston Saws at shop





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Various Makers


Crosscuts and Rips and other types

These saws are in as found condition with no rust or pitting unless so noted in the description. 
They may need some sharpening to meet your needs.  I have not cleaned them at all.


9W316 - Rip Saw No 12, 26", 6 pt by Disston.This saw was probably retoothed
at least once and has not been cleaned.  Top horn of handle has been repaired.
Handle shows a little wear. Blade has slight curve right. Teeth appear sharp.
Etching not visible.
{price = $50.00 plus shipping}   Z      Pic    Pic   Pic   Pic

9W317 - Hand Saw, CC, 26", 10 pt by Woodrough & McParlin,
Cincinnati, Ohio in Good+ condition. Noting tape wrapped around
horn of handle. Still uncleaned. Blade a very slight curve left.
Etching is fair and includes name
of dealer in very faint etch.
Teeth will need sharpening. No other apologies.
{price = $100.00 plus shipping)   Z    Pic    Pic    Pic   Pic

9W318 - Rip Saw, 24", 6 pt by Wheeler, Madden & Clemson, Middletown, NY
in Good condition with several apologies. The toe of the blade has been cut away,
the split nuts are reversed in the handle, the handle is reversed
and has a small crack at the medallion.  This saw has not been cleaned.
The handle is not damaged, but finish is worn. Etching not visible.
The blade is straight and sharp.
{price = $65.00 plus shipping}    Z    Pic    Pic   Pic   Pic

9W319 - Rip Saw, No. 12, 28", 5 1/2 pt by Disston, in Good+ condition.
The saw is full size, straight and sharp. It has not been cleaned.
Handle in not damaged, just worn a bit. Etching not visible yet.
{Price = $100.00 plus shipping}   Z    Pic    Pic    Pic   Pic

7W1059 - Panel Saw, 20", 8pt CC, by Harvey Peace, Brooklyn, NY.
Vulkan Saw Works. Sold in Johnstown, NY at J.G.Ferres' store.
Handle guard marked Patent July 3, 1883.  Saw faintly marked London Spring Steel. 
Missing one saw nut cap (screw present). Saw in Good+ condition.
It was sharpened by Ron Herman in Dec. 2020. Probably retoothed once.
{price = $60.00 plus shipping}  z      Pic    Pic    Pic     Pic 

7W562 - Hand Saw #3, 26", 8pt  CC by Jas. J. Duncan & Co.
in Good+ condition. Noting an owner-made hang hole at the toe.
Beech handle very nice, 4 split-nuts. Nice and clean as found.
{price = $60.00 plus shipping}  z     Pic     Pic     Pic     

7W1141 - Hand Saw, 26", 10pt CC by Fulton Hand Saw Co.  in Good++ condition.
Handle has one tiny check.  Clear etch on saw.  It sings beautifully.
This saw was sharpened by Ron Herman in Dec. 2020.
{price = $45.00 plus shipping} lf      Pic      Pic     Pic      Pic

7W1157 - Hand Saw, 26", 11pt, unmarked by maker, but etched as follows:
                                    Made for
                       Williams and Turner Co.
                          Dealers in Hardware
                              Fort Plain, NY


Saw is fitted with a handle support simiilar to Harvey Peace saws, marked
Patent July 3, 1883.  Chip in top horn of handle.  Some minor pitting on blade.
It sings.
{price = $65.00 plus shipping} z     Pic     Pic    Pic

9W492 - Saw, Rip, 26", 5 1/2 pt, by T. Sheldon & Son, Trafalgar Place
in Good+ condition, noting two very small pitting spots on back. 
Beech handle has nice grain and shows a little wear.  (1841-1865)
{price = SOLD plus shipping} lf      Pic     Pic     Pic     Pic

9W124 - Rip Saw, 24", 7pt, by T. F. Surley "The Arrow Head Saw",
in Good+ condition.  Handle and blade in nice uncleaned condition.
Saw was sharpened by Ron Herman in Dec. 2020.
{price = SOLD plus shipping} lf      Pic     Pic     Pic

9W188 - Back Saw, 12"  14pt, 3" depth, by Richardson, Newark, NJ,
in Good+ condition.  Noting this is a rescue saw with very minor pitting
on front of blade, age cracks in handle from severe drying over the years
(gray when I found it), and stains on blade which can be cleaned further.
It was sharpened by Ron Herman in Dec. 2020.
{price = SOLD plus shipping}  z     Pic     Pic     Pic          Gone to Australia


Hello Walt,
The saw arrived Friday in fine shape, due to your excellent packing. It looks great and I'm very happy with it. Thanks very much.




                                                                2 new oldstock blades                         Saw corner in the shop
                                                                 $45 each     
                                                              You pick up at the shop.



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