The backsaw is post about Hand Tools bookmarked by brandon with ID 11338978067 was uploaded on 07-02-2019 and has been viewed 273,849 times.
Synopsis: 'Backsaw' is a generic name for any handsaw with a metal stiffening str*p along its top edge, opposite the teeth.Ian J.Kirby says it's a versatile tool for cutting tenons, dovetails and other joints, and for clean crosscuts.
He divides backsaws into two groups — tenon saws and dovetail saws- and describes sizes and styles available.If you buy one by mail, he says, be sure to check it carefully for misalignment and straightness.
He explains how to grip it and position or clamp the work to be sawn, both with the grain and crosscutting.He offers specific tips on cutting tenons and dovetails and problems that often plague beginners.
Side information explains how to sharpen a backsaw...