Fitting Hand Saws

Run over the teeth enough times to file all teeth down to the same plane as that of the point of the lowest tooth. The file is held so that the side of the file stands at right angles to the side of the saw. The file is held in both hands with the thumbs and balls of the thumbs resting on the file and the index fingers closed and under the file. The saw fits up between the index fingers. By holding the saw in this way it is under the control of the operator. The second point in fitting a hand...

Introduction

This book is designed primarily for use as a text or reference book in connection with farm shop courses in agricultural schools or in the agricultural departments of rural high schools. The problems that this work presents are many and their seriousness is accentuated by the fact that commonly the farm shop instruction is offered by the teacher of agriculture. This arrangement has an advantage in the fact, that it makes possible a more intimate relationship between the shop work and the...