How To Set Bent Teeth On A Japanese Style Saw
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I really like Japanese style saws and I especially appreciate their contribution in the classroom.First, thanks to their ingenious tooth geometry, and the fact that they are so thin compared to their Western counterparts, they are easy to use and require little effort when pulling through a cut.
Secondly, their teeth are hardened to a higher degree than their Western brethren's which makes them usable for an exceptionally longer period of time before a need for blade replacement arises.And thirdly, because they are so thin they can be led into a very narrow 'v' trench to guide my students when sawing across the grain (implementing the Paul Sellers technique) - Western style saws will require a wider trench which will demand more time to create.
More info on the Paul Sellers' cross-cutting technique you can find here.But as we all know, no meal comes free and Japanese saws are no exception to the rule.Because of their remarkable thinness and teeth hardness they can bend easily when careless users hit a knot, try to saw too fast, or abruptly jam the saw in the kerf.
In addition, because the teeth are hardened and their geometry is so complex the...