How to Use A Hand Saw

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Easy to use and useful for those quick simple cuts! Let Lou Manfreini teach you the basic techniques to using a hand saw.

How to Use A Hand Saw

  • Start a bit to the waist side on the cutline. You can always sand down any excess later.
  • Hold your saw at a 45 Degree angle to your cut.
  • Keep your elbow close to your body. This prevents you from cutting a crooked line.
  • Pointing out your forefinger along the handle help gives you a stable and steady grip.
  • Take long, steady strokes to use the full length of the blade.

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Published: 2/21/2020