Hand Tools

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Re: What are they used for

Stewie Simpson

Tenon Saw. In England, woodworkers call what we know as the backsaw a tenon saw. Typically, a saw sold here as a tenon saw has a blade twelve to fourteen inches long with fifteen teeth per inch. The broad blade allows cuts roughly three inches in depth. Some tenon saws have rip teeth, as they were originally designed for cutting tenons out of end grain, which means cutting with rather than across the grain. https://www.bobvila.com/articles/1028-the-backsaw/#.WM26hGe6IfQ

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