Hand Tools

Subject:
Frame saws

Josko catipovic
I'm curious why frame saws have fallen out of favor in the US. My earliest memories include 'helping' granpa by cvarrying his frame saw around, and I notice they are still in wide use in Europe, even for quite intricate work.
But here in New England, one doesn't see them at all. Have they been obsoleted by other saws, or is this just a regional preference.
Do frame saws still have a place in a cabinet shop?

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