Saw medallions, or label screws as they are sometimes called, are invaluable for identifying old saws additionally, many of them are small works of art in themselves i don’t know of a comprehensive reference source for saw medallions that covers all makers, so i decided to start one here. Post here if you are trying to identify a saw, or want to discuss specific features of saws that can be used for identification. Antique e c atkins & co miter saw patent date by bandcemporium pick up all of these tools @ 32 essential and inexpensive tools everyone should own. Saw: atkins 53 by swirt on november 12, 2010 at 4:04 pm in tools my son and i were on our way to the grocery store the other day, and on the way there, we saw a sign for a barn sale. An 1858 ad shows that he had licensed and manufactured patented designs for muley saws and crosscut saws the partnership incorporated as e c atkins & co in 1885 it lasted until at least 1944 as far back as 1860, elias c atkins received patents for sawblades and for machines for manufacturing saws.
Elias c atkins started business under his own name in 1855 the following year he moved from cleveland, oh, to indianapolis, and formed a partnership with w knippenberg an 1858 ad shows that he had licensed and manufactured patented designs for muley saws and crosscut saws the partnership incorporated as e c atkins & co in 1885. While the majority of our saws were made by henry disston and sons, we also maintain an inventory of other makers such as simonds, atkins, richardson, peace, bishop and several other lesser known makers. While the majority of our saws were made by henry disston and sons, we also maintain an inventory of other makers such as simonds, atkins, richardson, peace, bishop and other lesser known makers we have saws that will fit the budget of anyone that stops by, from the occasional hobbyist to the high end collector.
Search the history of over 339 billion web pages on the internet. A good many loggers were probably overaged and i think logging may have been an exempted service much like farming there is a great old woody gutherie song my uniforms a pair of dirty overalls about farmers exempted from the draft in order to grow food for the war. Is there an atkinsonian institute like the disstonian institute - an online history and info source for atkins saws this last weekend, i acquired my second atkins 10 or so backsaw, slight differences in the saw nuts, and now i'm curious.
Ec atkins & co was a major american saw and tool manufacturer based in indianapolis, indiana prior to 1893 the company concentrated on lumber, mill and circular saws, of which they were a major player but hand saws started to appear in the 1890’s catalogues. Since all the saws that we sell are antiques, demand often outstrips supply while the majority of our saws were made by henry disston and sons, we also maintain an inventory of other makers such as simonds, atkins, richardson, peace, bishop and other lesser known makers. Unfortunately, the atkins saw works was located downtown in a prime redevelopment area near lucas oil stadium, and no known remains of the factory exist today if you are looking for guidance on the models of atkins and sheffield hand saws, please see the catalog links on the right.
Does anyone know where to find information on atkins saws and what to look for i did a google search and came up pretty much empty handed my main concern is dating the saw to within a decade or so i might have the opportunity to buy a saw but i want to know its approximate date first before buying don't want to purchase anything after wwii if i can help it. Wd quinn saw co represented the ec atkins saw co up until the time they went out of business in the 1950’s our company is still in business to this day, and in 2013 we will be in business for 110 years the following is an article about our company from a german saw blade grinding machine manufacturer. Manufacturer: ec atkins & co indianapolis ind this is a very nice clean rarely seen atkins 5 1/2 teeth per inch rip saw it has the ec atkins & company indianapolis etch on the blade (the complete etch wording can be seen), and the ec atkins & co indianapolis ind pat dec 271887 aaa mark and logo on the handle medallion.
Henry disston began selling saws in 1840, eventually manufacturing everything from crosscut saws, designed to cut across the grain of a piece of wood, to rip saws, whose teeth help keep a cut straight when sawing with the grain. Saw handle template library these saw templates are in pdf format and are optimized for printing on an 8 1/2 x 11 paper if you want them to print full size you need to turn off the print scaling in adobe acrobat. 109 saw tools: atkins 1899 patent saw vise, & nos atkins bench stop (picture) 110 pair adjustable hollow augers inc wood's patent (picture) 111 three hollow augers one w/braised repair (picture) 112 stanley #45 combination plow plane with long & short rods, all stops, 20 cutters inc slitter, cam all in wooden box.
Seldom seen archives click on thumbnails for larger images most of t h e s e item s are currently on display and for information only and are not at this time offered for sale. Discussions related to saw identification, and dating log in or sign up forum: saw identification and discussion discussions related to saw identification, and dating page 1 of 47 1 unusual ec atkins backsaw with brass plate enjuneer, aug 26, 2018 replies: 7 views: 253.
Dating atkins saws e c atkins saws here is the 20 atkins no 53 as found i had heard of the atkins name and knew that they were not as big a saw manufacturer as disston, but knew they generally had a good reputation as a saw maker. Went back out today in the cold and found a first - a saw medallion- im sure its from 2nd half of 19th century just wondered if it might date to cw the nut on the back is round and has a slot for a standard screw driver also found a couple of bullets and and was pleasantly surprised when i got ho. 26 october 2018 trace adkins news, gossip, photos of trace adkins, biography, trace adkins girlfriend list 2016 relationship history trace adkins relationship list trace adkins dating history, 2018, 2017, list of trace adkins relationships.