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All About Handsaws

Although traditionally associated with cutting wood, many types of handsaws can cut through a variety of building materials, including metal and stone.

Excerpted from Do It Yourself Home Improvement

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Coping Saw

This tool is used for cutting irregular shapes or curves because the narrow blade can be coaxed around corners and the extended handle can move around objects. Coping saws are often used for cutting molding and trim. The blades can break easily, so buy extra.

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