With a rich history spanning over 175 years, Disston Tools is a global manufacturer of hole saws, bandsaw blades, jig saw blades, reciprocating saw blades, drill bits, and other hand and power tool related accessories for the DIY, contractor and industrial markets.
Saws remained Disston's best known product throughout its existence; indeed every imaginable sort of blade for cutting wood or metal was produced at the saw works. The process of creating a handsaw blade involved eighty-two steps.
Quick Glance Guide to Disston Handsaw Models Frequently Asked Questions No. 7 and D-7 Saws D-8 Saws No. 8 Saws No. 9 Saws No. 12, 112, and D-12 Saws D-15, D-115, D-42, and D-43 Victory Saws No. 16 and D-16 Saws D-17 Saws D-20, D-21, D-22, and D-23 Saws No. 43 and other Combination Saws No. 76 Saws No. 77 Handsaws and Backsaws
Aggressor® carbide tipped band saw blades deliver on performance, productivity and cost savings to a variety of applications including general manufacturing, steel service centers and forging operations. Disston jig saw blades are the power tool accessory you need when cutting any critical project.
DISSTON No.240 - 18" METAL CUTTING SAW. c.1940. With original wrapper. VERY SCARCE, NEW & UNUSED *PIC* 159.95 . CONDITION RATINGS: The following condition ratings are ...
This saw is designed for small, accurate work in pattern and cabinet-making. The teeth are shaped to make a fine, exact cut. 15 points to the inch. Blade of Disston Steel with Disston temper, is 7 1/2 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide. Open handle, applewood, varnished edges. Disston Saw, Tool and File Manual. 1940.
>Offering this hard to find metal cutting straight back hand-saw marked on the 18" long "HENRY DISSTON & SONS KEYSTONE SAW WORKS PHILADEPHIA U.S.A. FOR CUTTING METAL". The Medalion is marked "DISSTON * U.S.A. * ". This is a good clean example. It has a nice straight blade with some darkening or staining, but clean, not rusty.
It had sales branches in nine cities, including Tokyo, and a plant in Canada. The largest saw manufacturer in the world, Disston and Sons also produced files, tools of all types, springs, and steel plate, as well as special steel jobs.
Thus, when the saw was in use, the teeth cut a channel slightly larger than the width of the blade, which prevented the blade from binding in the channel. Disston produced wooden saw handles and the brass screws with which they were attached to the blades. This process involved eighteen steps.
Blade of Disston Steel with Disston temper, is 6 inches long and 1 5/8 inches wide, toothed 8 points to inch. Hardwood handle, weatherproof finish.