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How to Make Primitive Tools Pt. 1: Homemade Saw Blades

In Makeshift Workshop Skills for Survival and Self-Reliance (Paladin Press, 2009), author James Ballou provides creative and, certainly, unconventional workshop skills from construction to repair. Ballou also offers useful DIY projects for around the shop. The following excerpt from chapter four, “Improvised Tools," gives a step-by-step guide, based on real-life trial and error, ...

Staff | Jan 1, 2014

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