Tool Test Florip Toolworks Dovetail Saw
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Florip Toolworks Dovetail Saw.When Erik Florip of Florip Toolworks announced that he would be offering a premium dovetail saw for $85, he immediately had my attention.At that price point, these saws are positioned well below other premiums saws, and just slightly above some very popular budget alternatives.
This saw comes standard with a 16ppi rip filed 9″ plate (.017″), folded brass back and a canted plate that offers 13⁄8″ depth of cut at the toe opening up to 11⁄2″ at the heel.It cut smoothly and tracked straight in a variety of hard and softwoods leaving a whisper-thin kerf.
Although I sometimes felt that it would benefit from slightly more set to the teeth, especially in material thicker than 3⁄4″, a saw this size really excels in thinner stock.The hang of the handle is about 5° lower than most saws on the market.
This can make a saw hard to start, but I found no such problems here, and after a week of test cuts the low-slung configuration seemed very natural in use.The handle felt a little cramped around the upper and lower horns on my large hand, and the shaping of the handle wasn't quite as crisp and...