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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. Waxing Tradition (00:23)

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

  2. 2. Vintage vs. Modern Tools

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

  3. 3. 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...

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

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

  6. 6. All About Handsaws

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

  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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    Difficulty:
    Easy

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