Milk Painted Dovetail Saw Till

//Milk Painted Dovetail Saw Till

I’m quite interested in refurbishing old panel hand saws, so I needed a new way to store and display them.

© Joshua T. Farnsworth

I looked at a lot of other saw tills, but decided to just create one from my own mind.

© Joshua T. Farnsworth

© Joshua T. Farnsworth

© Joshua T. Farnsworth

© Joshua T. Farnsworth

Because of the dark milk paint shade, the dovetail joints aren’t very visible…but trust me, they are there, and yes, they were cut by hand!

© Joshua T. Farnsworth

And here is the saw till hanging in my new workshop:

Blue Hand Saw Till and Hand Planer Tool Cabinet with hand planes hanging from the bottom





About the Author:

Joshua loves mixing his passion for traditional hand tool woodworking with his ability to teach in a simple manner. He lives on a small farm in Earlysville, Virginia with his wife and four children, and builds furniture in his workshop / woodworking school.

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Doug Fish

Hi Joshua, I just came across your website and i am truly impressed with the amount of work you have put into your site. I am just making the transition into working wood by hand…long term big machine guy for a while. I can use all the help I can get, i will work my way through your site. I like the saw till and I think I may do something similar. Thanks again!


Hi Josh,
I just wanted to say thank you for your site. I’m a career professional woodworker, now a general manager of a commercial cabinet shop. That kind of work is a long way from “Real” Woodworking, and I’m hoping some hand tool woodworking will be just what I need to revive my passion for woodworking.

Thanks again!

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