hand saw

Definitions of hand saw

n a saw used with one hand for cutting wood

carpenter's saw, handsaw
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back saw, backsaw
a handsaw that is stiffened by metal reinforcement along the upper edge
compass saw
a handsaw with a narrow triangular blade for cutting curves
coping saw
a handsaw with a taut thin blade; used for cutting small curves in wood
crosscut handsaw, crosscut saw, cutoff saw
handsaw that cuts at right angles to the grain (or major axis)
keyhole saw
a handsaw with a long narrow blade for cutting short radius curves; similar to a compass saw
pruning saw
a handsaw used for pruning trees
ripsaw, splitsaw
a handsaw for cutting with the grain of the wood
lopper, pruner, pruning hook
a long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees
Type of:
hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting

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