Antique Rusty Hacksaw with Broken Blade - Restoration

פורסם בתאריך 20 מרץ 2020
In this video i'm restoring an antique broken hacksaw.

At the end of 2019 I recieved an e-mail from a subscriber from Germany. He sent me pictures of an old broken hacksaw that he has found in his garage. I really like the look of it, especially the clamping lever. I've never seen a clamping mechanism like it on a hacksaw, they usually just have wingnuts to put tention on the blade. I also liked the fact that the blade was broken. He was so nice to send me this hacksaw for free and support the channel with it. Thank you very much.
The restoration itself wasn't that complicated, as the function of this tool is very simple and it doesn't have a lot of parts. The most interesting part was definitely the restoration of the broken blade in my opinion. It's very common to weld broken saw blades, there are actually some bandsaws on the market that have an extra welding mechanism attached to it. As I can't TIG weld I had to use my MIG and the result turned out very well. After the sandblasting markings appeared on the main part. Because of them I couldn't sand all the pitting away, that's why I only choose to sand it very gently and keep the markings. It turned out very well after the bluing and gave the whole saw a nice antique touch. One of the two parts with the cones and the slots that hold the blade was really messed up. That's why I decided to replace them both and make new ones on the lathe and mill. I didn't want to use rivets again to hold the blade, as it's very unfortunate if you need to remove the blade to sharpen or replace it. I decided to make two additional screws to hold it in place. I went with a slotted round head on them to add an antique touch.
After all, I really like the look of this hacksaw. The black parts with the dark wooden handle, the old aggressive looking saw blade and the new polished parts. They all fit together very nicely and it actually works.

I hope you like my work and the video.

Huge thank you to all of my Patreon and PayPal supporters and specially to:

Noelle Sophy
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Gregory
Adel AlSaffar
Alan Hanson
Amanda Taylor, Esq
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Andrew Phillips
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Courtney Maleport
Cristian Zorilla
Dan Williams
David Barker
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JD Smith
Jessica Alexander
Jonas Richartz
LVE
Martin Rønnow Klarlund
Mellissa Marcus
Nick Cannon
Paul Ambry
Paul Mampilly
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Trevor Kam
TRG Restoration
Vince Valenti
Yale Baker


Timestamps:

00:00 preview
00:45 disassembling
02:43 showing all the parts
02:57 sandblasting
03:48 restoring the main part
06:54 restoring the clamping lever
08:44 making a new screwable rivet on the lathe
10:54 restoring the wooden handle
12:54 making two new flathead screws on the lathe and mill
13:58 restoring the saw blade
15:38 making two new saw blade holders on the lathe and mill
17:15 making two new screws to hold the saw blade in place
18:16 showing the parts before reassembling
18:36 reassembling
19:40 showing the finished restoration
20:34 final test


Time and costs of this restoration:

I was working on this project for 2 weeks
$10 Material for the new parts
$25 Tap Drill M2.5


My camera:
Panasonic HC-V180


If you have any questions about the process, machines i'm using or other stuff, just ask me in the comments. I read them all and i try to reply as soon as possible.

Sorry for my bad english, it's not my language. I try my best to improve my technical english.

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תגובות

  • Check out my second channel "my mechanics insights" for how-to videos and other content. Thank you all so much for watching my videos, I really do appreciate it. Link to second channel: ilaward.info/long/4EQCwfH54ieNPswtXh5K0w.html

    • There’s something about the phrase “I make a new one” that I just love, I don’t know if it’s the slightly broken English or the enthusiasm but I just love it.

    • Hi) why not make a video with the restoration of a needle or a bolt or a nail - the main thing is that for two hours)))

    • I'm already subscribed to your 2nd one

    • Thanks a million respectable brother to inform about your other channeI. I thought that channel belongs to someone else.

    • Thank you very much for all of your awesome videos. Often I think of the initial skills and tools used to make the often antique items that you are restoring with modern tools and technology. I follow another channel that has men making some of the most amazing things often with the most primitive of means. It puzzles me as to why they most often are squatting and working on the ground and not on a raised table. Sorry, got off track for a moment. Thank you so much, your videos are great relaxing therapy.

  • I wish that Dremel would stop saying "no!".

  • Охренеть. Смотрю на одном дыхании. Это просто залипательно.👍особенно круто как изготавливаются на станках мелкие детали и крепеж.👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍

  • Чем вы смазываете металл, чтобы он получался черного цвета???

  • Beautiful job

  • This is one of my favourite channels

  • Making new screws is very cool but isn't it inefficient? Wouldn't just buying new ones save money and time?

  • I love the hack to repair old wood at 12:01 !! Brilliant idea. I've used woodglue and sawdust before, but epoxy is probably way sturdier and durable. Thanks!!

  • Inspirador

  • That is what I know as a bow or rip saw. The restoration worked out well! It reminds me of something an old friend of the family had from early to mid 20th Century. It looked like a walking stick but with a simple adjustment of the recessed blade (like the one here) it became a saw. the sort of thing a gentleman would carry around his large garden to prune stray branches on a small tree or bush.

    • That sudden transition from flat to round head on the rivet keeping in line was brilliant, always the little details in life. Amazing work

  • are we not going to talk about how he removed the second screw? That was genius.

  • Saw teeth like that, they cut each other straight It's usually staggered, isn't it? You fixed it neatly

  • What a beautiful, simply designed thing. I wish it was mine!

  • Did you think about kerfing the teeth a little bit?

  • Looked really good until you "blued" it.

  • А где русские субтитры?Жаль что их опять нестало.

    • Хотелось бы комент на русском,а то может вы меня ,может быть,материте,да ещё и попой красивой дразните. Спасибо за понимание. 👍🤣😂

    • Love this. Especially the fact that only the screws and rivets were remade and everything else is the original. 👍

  • Du bist echt der Beste! Mir hauts jedesmal den Vogel raus, wenn ich deine Videos sehe. "I make a new one" find ich köstlich!

  • 10:40 Careful, I can read your password on the screen behind. Nonetheless thanks for the 360° shop tour here ! ;)

  • No! Remove the markings

  • super. hello from the Russia!

    • Dude, you’re an absolute BEAST at this stuff, literally factory grade work. The best there is out there, great stuff man I love your channel

  • I just want someone to love me as much as My Mechanics hates rough edges

  • Система натяжения не функциональна, у полотна есть особенность растягиватся.

  • Excellent!

  • A master at work.

  • Unbelieveable. This is for a decoration now, not use, correct? You lost me when you sandblasted the blade. "Saving" a broken blade isn't going to work except for display. You destroy the heat treat of the blade when/if you weld it. Looked like a standard and common blade you can pick up for a buck or fwo at a hime center, hardware store, or even a Walmart/Target. Don't know why you removed the pins that hold the blade. The blade comes off them easy enough when the blade is loose. It's called "Quick Change". EDIT: One more thing: That is a BOW SAW used for cutting wood. (at least with that blade.) A HACK SAW is smaller, has a flat/not sloping back, and the arms that hold the blade are vertical and paralell to each other. A hack saw is usually used for cutting metal or plastic. The blades are between 18 and 32 teeth per inch, depending on what you're cutting. Finer cut (higher tooth count) is usually used for plastics and other soft materials.

  • The everything is too damaged to restore...I make a new one.

  • 建築の材料を切るノコギリですか? 家具の材料を切るノコギリですか?

  • Muy buena restauración

  • 2:12 I found Isabelle

  • Наверное это последний позитивный контент в мире...

  • Simply wonderful work, I would happily buy a ticket to watch you work your magic. Best wishes from the UK.

    • Nice to hear that, thank you :-)

  • “The old blade is broken” :( “I’ll repair it” :)

  • Поразительно!

  • Nah, teeth are too sharp and dangerous. You should remove those for safety! xD ))

  • Who would dislike this video?

  • I wonder how much in your workshop worth? my estimate is 100K euros.

  • 1:22 2:10 2:21 2:30 7:29 EE EE EE EE EE EE EE EE

  • Тот случай когда воссстановленное старое в 200 а то и больше раз лучше нового

    • Before these vídeos my dream was a new cosmetics, new hair dryer or something like it. But now...my wish is a "sandblasting machine" 😁🤩

  • Really great cutting edge restoration friend, have a nice day & Stay Safe !!!.

  • Why does the hacksaw need to be tensioned? What is the purpose of that mechanism?

    • @my mechanics And so why is there a need for it not to be in tension all the time? Why not lock it when it is under tension but there is a mechanism that allows you to release the pressure?

    • to make it stable

  • Saw much better than many chainsaws... congratulations!!!

  • 👏👏👏

  • Amazing!!!

  • Wow, stealing “Saws” movie props smh

  • Ñ

  • I'm no expert, but that doesn't necessarily look like a hacksaw to me. Hacksaws tend to have WAY smaller teeth than that, and a lot more of them. Looks more like a tree saw to me.

  • Magnificent, as always. My favourite part is the bluing.

  • That is no hacksaw, look at the size of the teeth.

  • Дизлайк автору тупоголовому за то что не умеет пользоваться отвёрткой,зачем то тёр ножовку напильником и моет деревянную ручку в воде!

  • А заточить зубья?или это для сыра

    • There’s something about the phrase “I make a new one” that I just love, I don’t know if it’s the slightly broken English or the enthusiasm but I just love it.

  • Наши есть?

  • I am getting a huge aesthetic satisfaction. . Thanks for that.

  • Tell me, what kind of solution do you cover the metal for blackening? Thank you in advance!

  • Good 👌

  • From Viet Nam 🇻🇳🇻🇳🇻🇳. So i like your video

    • As everyone has said, thank you for no music. I love just hearing the restoration happening rather than some bad or overused music. The editing is on point and so are the restorations. Keep up the good work!

  • I just imagine you love going to yard sells and finding these old thrown away tools and making them new again. Do you have a trophy room so to say with all of these? If so I bet everyone would love a walk around and maybe the story behind it!

  • I looked up "seamless weld" in the dictionary, and I saw this: 'Seamless weld'-- See 'My Mechanics' video on "Antique Rusty Hacksaw with Broken Blade-Restoration" 14:00 - 14:30

  • Glad you tested it out. I would have been irate had you not. Very nice job.

  • He even repaired the blade. Talk about going the extra mile.

  • Love your channel. I don’t understand why you have a patreon page though when you have a few million subs and make enough from ILaward with all the subs and likes. Strange

  • Что это за чернитель металла?

  • Dude I'm fine with the restorations, you are great at it, but have you considered buying a screw instead of starting a huge machine just to make a new one from scratch?

    • There’s something about the phrase “I make a new one” that I just love, I don’t know if it’s the slightly broken English or the enthusiasm but I just love it.

  • It was a cheap thing, then it got broken and rusty and got even cheaper as noone needed it, then he invested a lot of efforts and material and talent, so it became expensive, and he made a video on it so it became a celebrity and got even more expensive - but still noone needs it, so it is still a cheap thing.

  • what is this black product you passed?

  • Do u ever go to home depot and buy screws?

    • I imagine you chamfering the holes in the roads, haha.

    • As everyone has said, thank you for no music. I love just hearing the restoration happening rather than some bad or overused music. The editing is on point and so are the restorations. Keep up the good work!

    • There’s something about the phrase “I make a new one” that I just love, I don’t know if it’s the slightly broken English or the enthusiasm but I just love it.

  • McGyver!

  • Bạn ơi mình muốn mua cái dung dịch bôi vào kim loại nó chuyển thành màu đen mua ở đâu và tên nó là gì

  • Сначала лайк!Потом смотрю.

  • Amazing skills.

    • You have an incredible eye for detail. I’ve watched other restoration channels and by far you have the most detailed work.

  • love the videos but please can you turn the trebles down when you edit mate, i'm dying here. i get headaches after watching these. am i the only one?

    • yeah old videos had no audio editing sorry

  • 👍👍👍

  • Howd you tighten the lower bolt screw thing without slots for screwdriver ? It’s smooth heads

    • Just by hand, using a bit of loctite

  • Love your stuff...but FYI---I learned inTV broadcasting class that if you are filming welding, brazing, etc., you need a dark shield in front of the camera as well, because for the audience, an unfiltered camera view of the process is no different than watching in person without eye protection. :-|

    • I really love bluing. It gives the material a nice finish without being vulnerable to scratches like spray paint. Great video👍

  • I always wonder how you tighten the non-slit super pretty polished screw by hand

    • My Mechanics: the blade is broken Me: He will make a new one My Mechanics: I will repair it Me: mind blown

    • @my mechanics oh my! Thanks for the answer! That’s ingenious!

    • I use a rod with a rubber band on the face

  • So so nice looking afterwards 😁👍🥳

  • Germans are definatly best workers of the world.

    • I imagine you chamfering the holes in the roads, haha.

    • That sudden transition from flat to round head on the rivet keeping in line was brilliant, always the little details in life. Amazing work

    • @my mechanics Ah super je peux te répondre en Français alors 😀 En tout cas nos amis Suisses ont le meilleur modèle de société, c'est pas mal non plus 🙂 Je tiens à te féliciter sincèrement pour ta patience et ton savoir-faire. Quand on bricole un peu, on réalise la quantité de travail accumulée. Sans compter le montage vidéo ! Je te souhaite une bonne continuation et le succès que tu mérites.

    • Maybe, but I'm swiss ;-)

  • Magnific !!!😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍

  • Well done, sir.

  • A hacksaw blade is a disposable. If the saw is being restored to display restoring the old blade marked sense. If your restoring the saw to use why not set it up to use a new modern replaceable blade (if a new blades are the correct length)? Just wondering, and yes I understand it about the process.

  • Excelente, muy buen trabajo; saludos desde México

    • You have an incredible eye for detail. I’ve watched other restoration channels and by far you have the most detailed work.

    • That sudden transition from flat to round head on the rivet keeping in line was brilliant, always the little details in life. Amazing work

  • Очень классно, когда производится работа напильникои и надфилем😁!!!

    • As everyone has said, thank you for no music. I love just hearing the restoration happening rather than some bad or overused music. The editing is on point and so are the restorations. Keep up the good work!

  • Thằng này thấy chuyên gia mài cạnh đồ phục hồi khồn biết có tác dụng gì

  • Это что за жидкость которая чернеет??

  • Не мешало бы и заточку на зубьях сделать , для лучшей пилки , а так нормальная работа кропотливая !

  • Diese Säge wird nie sägen: falsch geschärft, kein Schrank und keine Spannschraube. Der Bügel reicht zum Spannen nicht aus und ist eigentlich nur für das Verstellen des Blattes gedacht.

  • I like how you not only restore things, but improve on their crappy manufacturing quality too.

  • Every time you do the welding it blinds me

    • You have an incredible eye for detail. I’ve watched other restoration channels and by far you have the most detailed work.

  • Why didn't you sharpen the teeth? They loom terribly dull abd don't match the rest of the hacksaw which looks great after the restoration.

  • Nice job.

  • Зачем точить болтики и гаечки пошол в магазин купил и вставил . А вообще круто найти старинную вещь и придать ей эксклюзивный вид лучше чем с завода изготовителя. Лайк однозначно.

    • Dude, you’re an absolute BEAST at this stuff, literally factory grade work. The best there is out there, great stuff man I love your channel

    • Я сам лично занялся бы этим но не в России потому что здесь такая реставрация будет стоить в золоте больше веса этой ножовки в 3 раза.

  • I was wondering if the saw teeth needed to be set but I guess not it cut like a charm.

  • Phenominal work. I spent a half decade restoring and modifying classic Porsches, and I know how tedious it usually is to do a PROPER fix and restoration to components and custom work. Not just "masking" imperfections which alot of the other similar videos here do. True craftsmanship. Keep up the amazing work!

    • That is a really interesting design for a saw, the blade tensioning device is so simple. But that does mean having a standard blade length to fit the saw, great for makers of both parts as it's cheaper to have a one size fits all. I will admit I might have set the teeth but seeing it rip through that dead tree carcass like butter.... maybe not, hee Superb skills as always and I love seeing old stuff being brought back to life. Happy New Year to you from the UK, may you and your family have a great and happy one

  • Хорошая работа

    • That is a really interesting design for a saw, the blade tensioning device is so simple. But that does mean having a standard blade length to fit the saw, great for makers of both parts as it's cheaper to have a one size fits all. I will admit I might have set the teeth but seeing it rip through that dead tree carcass like butter.... maybe not, hee Superb skills as always and I love seeing old stuff being brought back to life. Happy New Year to you from the UK, may you and your family have a great and happy one

  • Very good!

  • how did you paint the metal?

  • بِتّدِيِّجِضّنِدِ💔

    • That is a really interesting design for a saw, the blade tensioning device is so simple. But that does mean having a standard blade length to fit the saw, great for makers of both parts as it's cheaper to have a one size fits all. I will admit I might have set the teeth but seeing it rip through that dead tree carcass like butter.... maybe not, hee Superb skills as always and I love seeing old stuff being brought back to life. Happy New Year to you from the UK, may you and your family have a great and happy one

    • I imagine you chamfering the holes in the roads, haha.

  • حٌغٌجِصٌأّذّزِّرظّةّحٌلَيِّګ

  • هِخََّسلَيِّجِزِّؤوِيِّحٌيِّفِّصٌغٌصٌجِحٌيِّروِوِوِزِّدِئَّسضّحٌ

  • Can I just 'blue' all my hand tools and what not, and they are stronger and less prone to rust?

  • Truly awesome work