A list of useful resources…

Online and pdf books:

 

https://www.fs.fed.us/t-d/pubs/pdfpubs/pdf04232822/pdf04232822dpi300.pdf              Saws That Sing A Guide To Using Crosscut Saws (David E Michael)

 

https://web.archive.org/web/20100530102709/http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/download/hep/fspubs/pdf77712508hi.pdf       Crosscut saw manual (Warren)

 

http://www.toolemera.com/bkpdf/hollysaw1864_82BK.pdf       art of saw filing (holly)

 

http://www.toolemera.com/bkpdf/Story%20of%20the%20Saw(2).pdf     (Jones and Simonds)

 

http://www.toolemera.com/bkpdf/disstonhowmadeBK.pdf

 

http://www.toolemera.com/bkpdf/hodgsonhandsaw1909bk.pdf       (Fred T Hodgson)

 

https://www.canbike.org/public/images/112217/Cross_Cut_Saws_and_How_to_Keep_Them_Up.pdf      (W. S Taylor)

 

https://ia800306.us.archive.org/20/items/sawinhistory00henrrich/sawinhistory00henrrich.pdf

 

http://ia800205.us.archive.org/23/items/sawshistorydevel00grimrich/sawshistorydevel00grimrich.pdf        (Robert Grimshaw)

 

 

Saw filling and sharpening:

 

http://www.appropedia.org/Original:Wood_Harvesting_with_Hand_Tools_6#Wood_Harvesting_with_Hand_Tools_6_1

 

http://www.vintagesaws.com/library/primer/sharp.html

 

http://www.blackburntools.com/articles/saw-tooth-geometry/index.html

https://www.facebook.com/notes/saws-using-collecting-cleaning-and-restoring/links-to-saw-handle-templates-patterns/1574516985958678/

http://www.blackburntools.com/articles/practical-cross-cut-saw-angles/index.html

Saw smithing:

 

 

general:

 

https://sawfest.co.uk/

 

http://www.sharpcrosscut.com/

 

http://www.crosscutsawyer.com

 

https://www.canbike.org/off-topic/reference/crosscut-saw-tooth-reference-guide.html

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saw

 

http://www.disstonianinstitute.com/glossary.html

 

https://www.encyclopedia.com/science-and-technology/technology/technology-terms-and-concepts/saw

 

https://archive.org/details/sawinhistory00henrrich

 

http://www.madehow.com/Volume-3/Saw.html

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crosscut_saw

 

 

Facebook groups:

 

Saw filers

International saw filers

 

 

Youtube:

 

PATCsawyer “How I Sharpen a Crosscut Saw”

PublicResourceOrg  “the crosscut saw filer” pts 1-5