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How to Cut Wood With a Hand Saw

Learn the best technique for cutting lumber with a hand saw.

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Top 8 Handsaws Projects

  1. 1. How to Handle a Handsaw (00:00:25)

    See how to use a saw properly and learn some great tricks.

  2. 2. All About Handsaws

    DIY Network explains the different types of handsaws and how they are used.

  3. 3. Waxing Tradition (00:23)

    Preparing a handsaw for a smooth cut is key to a great finished piece.

  4. 4. The Basics on Hand-Held Saws

    With a variety of hand-held saws on the market, it's hard to know which to choose. DIY Network makes it easy to find the perfect hand-h...

  5. 5. Tips for Using Miter Boxes

    Miter boxes assist users with cutting on an angle. Use these DIY tips to choose the right miter box and make cuts accurately — an...

  6. 6. Vintage vs. Modern Tools

    DIY Network shows how tool materials and designs have changed over the years.

  7. 7. How to Make a Pull Saw

    Sometimes a power saw is too powerful for the job at hand. At such times, a homemade pull saw can come in handy. Here's an easy method ...

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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
    Easy

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