bowsaw

Made:
1800-1900
Hand hacksaw, blackwood handle and iron frame. bowsaw

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Hand hacksaw, blackwood handle and iron frame.
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bowsaw
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Musuem

Hand bowsaw, blackwood handle and iron frame, 1800-1900.

When it was made, between 1800 and 1900, this saw would have been called a "bowsaw for iron", the word hacksaw being later. The design changed very little for a very long time.

Details

Category:
Hand and Machine Tools
Object Number:
YL1975.2.1
Materials:
iron and wood (unidentified)
type:
bowsaw
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment
  • saws
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment
  • saws