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How To Win A Saw Contest

October 26, 2022

      Cartoon by Hilary B. Price (Thanks to Rene Ponder for sending this along!)

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The Saw Man and the Saw Festival, Florida! Oct. 2022!

October 9, 2022

The Barberville Saw Festival in Florida is just around the corner (two weeks!), and here’s a short video featuring Tim Martin and his saw. Tim is the founder of the festival in Barberville and a winner at the International Musical Saw Festival in Santa Cruz. He is really a marvelous […]

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Ford Hanford

September 25, 2022

One of the earliest recordings of the musical saw is a Victor recording of Ford Hanford playing “My Old Kentucky Home,” recorded May 2, 1921. This recording includes the musical saw with an orchestra. Mr. Hanford plays first with a hammer and then switches to a violin bow. Listen and […]

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International Musical Saw Association Festival Fun!

August 19, 2022

The 2022 festival in Felton was a great success, with people coming from all over to listen to the soothing sounds of the saw. There were new faces, lots of prizes, and great music. The grand prize winner was Gerald Reynold from Fresno who wowed the audience with a beautiful […]

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Where To Play Gigs by David Weiss

July 30, 2022

As I have shared before, one of the best online resources for musical saw information is the Saw Player News, the newsletter of the IMSA. There are marvelous free articles by some of the world’s best saw players, players such as Natalia Paruz, Morgan Cowin, and David Weiss. These experts […]

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Florida Saw Festival! October 22!

July 23, 2022

It’s not every day that you have the opportunity to participate the first time a big event takes place, but this year, you can be one of the first people to join in the fun at the first ever Florida Saw Festival! It’s going to be held at the Barberville […]

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