The Backsaw Makes A Comeback
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Synopsis: With its swaged metal spine, a backsaw can carry the thinnest of blades, allowing it to slice wood with minimum waste and maximum control, writes Zachary Gaulkin.Best of all, it doesn't take much to master.
Success is not so much about skill as it is about choosing the right saw and keeping it sharp.Depending on your wallet and the level of perfection you hope to achieve, backsaws can be somewhat interchangeable as far as ripping and crosscutting goes.
Gaulkin describes how Japanese saws work and why it's smart to leave sharpening your backsaw to a professional.Then several woodworkers weigh in on their favorite backsaws and how they measure a saw's worth...