The plate is 5 and 7/8 inches long and 1 inch deep with a
thickness of 0.016 inch. The plate has a split mid way which
renders the saw unusable. There are 21 PPI with a fleam of 25
degrees and rake of 15 degrees.
The single stamp is placed centrally on the brass back. The
beech handle is secured by two flat brass screws with split
Such was Howel’s reputation that his successor J.V Hill stamped
his saws ‘J V Hill late Howel’.