Up-and-down saws left vertical, crisp uniform marks and were used from 1700 to the 1860s.
Probably the easiest to recognize are the curved marks left by the circular saw, circa 1840. The vertical, crisp, uniform marks left by the band saw are not very deep.
They can walk over the plank and brick flooring, view the tin ceiling and have their purchases wrapped in brown paper and string.
If you can feel slight, parallel ridges and hollows, the piece was hand planed, probably prior to the mid-19th Century.
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The building was constructed in 1879 during the era of Old West outlaws and lawmen.
When you step in the front door, you take a step back in time.
Filled with authentic antique hardware, the Old Hardware Store has thousands of restoration pieces dating from Mid-Century back to the 1870s.