Vital Statistics

Discussion in 'Saw Pictures and Measurements' started by ray, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. ray

    ray Guest

    Overall dimensions of a backsaw blade. (cut down version).
    All dimensions are to be inches.

    1. Blade Shape Rectangular or Tapered
    Blade Length
    Blade Depth at Heel and Depth at Toe
    Blade Thickness, multiple measurements if tapered

    Tooth Pitch PPI at Heel and PPI at Toe
    Tooth Profile Rip or Xcut
    Tooth Set Amount (measure thickness at teeth and subtract blade thickness)

    2. Back Material (Brass/Steel)
    Back Thickness.

    3. Handle Style

    Closed Dolphin/Fishtail


    4. Saw Screws/Nuts
    Material Steel/Brass

    Edit History: Changed to PPI rather than TPI, for consistency.
    : Added Handles and Screws