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Old 2016-12-08, 11:33 PM
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Default what kind of hand saw do you use in daily wood cut job?

looking for a popular hand saw, any recommendation would be very appreciated.
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Old 2016-12-09, 08:13 AM
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A manual back and forth cut it yourself handsaw, a circular saw, a reciprocating saw and a jig saw are all common saws you would hold in your hand and would be used daily by many people.

Which one are you looking for?
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Old 2016-12-09, 01:12 PM
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I've always liked bow saws....

https://www.amazon.ca/Fiskars-7029-B...ywords=bow+saw
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Old 2016-12-09, 01:56 PM
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For cutting the nosings off where they meet the stair stringers, buy a saw with teeth on only one side. It wont mark up the stringers.

Another handy tool for that is a little power saw that cuts by fast side to side vibrations. Corded (my preference if there are a lot of cuts) or cordless options. Also used to cut off the bottom of the door jambs and casings so the hw fits under.
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