This saw, invented prior to 1875, may be more of a conversation piece, but can be used to actually do good work. The saw is powered by a cord linking the lower arm to the operator's foot.
For the bases you will need 1 board 8 inches x 24 inches long.
We Recommend 1/2 inch-3/4 inch (Hardwood Is Preferred).
For the saw you will need 1 board 1 inch Thick x 11 inches Wide x 36 inches Long.