Saws & Saw Blades
Saws Safety Tips:When selecting any type of saw, be sure to pick one that is the right size and design for the type of material being cut. The right saw handle should keep the user’s wrist in somewhat of a natural position that is horizontal to the piece being cut. Always make sure the piece being cut is free of objects that could make the saw buckle, such as screws and nails. To start the cut properly, place your hand with the thumb in an upright position pressing against blade. Go slow at first to prevent blade from jumping off the cut line. Then, after the blade is engaged, begin with partial cutting strokes and be sure to set the saw at the proper angle.
- During the cut, pressure is applied only during the downstroke.
- Be sure the stock being cut is secured firmly in place.
- When cutting longer stock, always be sure the stock is properly supported.
- Dull teeth can be a safety hazard. Always make sure the teeth and blades are properly sharpened, set and cleaned.
- Always wear proper eye protection, such as safety glasses or a face shield.
- Always protect the teeth of any saw when the tool is not in use.
- While most professionals use power saws for the majority of their work, professional woodworkers still commonly rely on a variety of hand saws for precision and quality.
- Inorder to cater to woodworkers we have a wide selection of specialty woodworking saws available.