What`s `Laubsäge´ in English?
A fret saw gets its name from the French word freter, which means ‚lattice‘, a structure made from overlapping pieces of material that form intricate patterns.
A Jigsaw is an electric tool to cut wood. For pictures (follow the link):
A hand operated jigsaw is this:
For more pics and info (follow the links):
But it`s also a fret saw (link):
Last edition with fret – or jigsaw
Christmas gifts – handmade
Modest family demands are met by the simple work, which conveys an entertaining evening program in a way that is as original as it is entertaining (Loriot – free-translated)
Cinnamon stars (handsawn)
3 egg whites-250 g caster sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, add 325g finely chopped almonds, knead well, roll out dough on baking tray, take out of the oven after 6 – 8 hours (A). Then Mother’s tranquil Christmas work begins (B). Note: Cinnamon stars of mother handsawn still taste best (Loriot – free-translated).
Who is Loriot
Bernhard-Victor Christoph-Carl von Bülow (12 November 1923 – 22 August 2011), known as Vicco von Bülow (from Bernhard-Victor Christoph-Carl) or Loriot, was a German comedian, humorist, cartoonist, film director, actor and writer….
Loriot in 1971 (Wikipedia)
More Info by Wikipedia (link):
Write on it: Open only Christmas Eve (Loriot – free-translated)
Be surprised by a special gift…
I wish you all a merry Christmas!!