Tools We Love Japanese Ryoba And Mini Dozuki Handsaws
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I would never call myself a woodworking purist.I have never flattened a broad plank of white oak with a scrub plane or hand cut a chest full of dovetails.That's what power tools and jigs are for! But every once in a while I marvel at the efficiency of a beautifully designed hand tool.
If I were a millionaire, I might just abandon my power tools and head off to the woods with some of these Japanese handsaws in my tool chest.There are a number of differences between Japanese and Western (European and American) style saws.
First, Japanese saws have teeth oriented to cut on the pull stroke.Second, the handle is long like a tennis racquet, as opposed to a pistol grip typical of Western models.Lastly, Japanese saws have a super-thin kerf.
In my opinion, all of these factors give Japanese saws superior performance.The pulling action ensures the blade remains taut when starting a cut.The super-thin blade is really light, and the angle of the handle makes it easy to control the pressure of the blade.
There are many different sizes and types of Japanese saw, and I have found two that I turn to time...