Ro

Weaver Brothers Duet!

April 2, 2024

Here’s a real treat, a saw duet that actually sounds beautiful! It’s the Weaver Brothers playing a song¬† called “Dig Me A Grave In Missouri.” The Weaver Brothers and Elviry ( you can see her singing in the background) were also known as the Arkansas Travelers and were a popular […]

Read More

Really Effective Practicing by David Weiss

February 7, 2024

David Weiss was a great musician who played oboe with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and he was also a marvelous saw player. He was often at the IMSA summer saw festival in Santa Cruz, and he wrote a helpful and generous column for the Saw Player News, the newsletter for […]

Read More

Merry Christmas from Stanley Tools!

December 3, 2023

I think most people who play the saw, play a musical saw, but there are some intrepid musicians who play a real handsaw. It can be more of a challenge to make a regular handsaw sound good. They are usually thicker steel and they aren’t always a good shape for […]

Read More

Marvelous

October 12, 2023

It’s been a while since I posted, but this new saw video will hopefully make it worth the wait. This video is by Johnnie Day Durand. It’s a beautiful combination of saw and a music box sound. The saw is great in this recording and she plays using harmonics at […]

Read More

Dennis Teeth and a Tiny Saw

October 1, 2023

Guy Bellingham, otherwise known as Dennis Teeth, was a member of the Hot Potato Syncopators until they disbanded last year. They were a fun vaudeville type act out of England, and they played at ukulele festivals around England. Mr. Bellingham is an excellent ukulele and saw player. In the following […]

Read More

Festival Winner And Fun For Everyone!

August 4, 2023

Hi everyone! The 2023 International Musical Saw Festival was another great success this year. There was a potluck, contest, music, great company, and unbridled enthusiasm for the saw. This wonderful event has been going on for over 40 years. If you ever get the chance to attend, don’t miss it. […]

Read More