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Accession # SRM1981-55.62

Saw

19th century


This one-handed saw would have been a general-purpose tool in many households during the time of the Republic of Texas. It would have been used for general purpose woodworking. It resembles a cross cut saw, which was generally used for cutting across the grain of the wood.




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