Joseph Marples beech-handled pad saw
A fully adjustable pad saw for cutting in tight, blind, or enclosed spaces, the blade being retraced to reduce flex or for when movement is restricted. With a beech handle and brass ferrule. From Joseph Marples Ltd of Sheffield, who have over 150 years experience producing joiners and cabinet makers tools. Whilst time might have changed (only) some of their methods their commitment to quality both in craftsmanship and materials remains undimmed, as evinced by the identical antique tools that can still be found at fairs, markets, and if you are lucky, in sheds. With a handle of just over 19cm, and maximum blade extension (with the supplied blade) of just over 21cm.