AUTOPLAY
How To Use A Handsaw
8 steps
What you’ll need
Bar Clamp
Handsaw
Ruler
Gloves
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Wood
All the parts of a handsaw.
1. All the parts of a handsaw.
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Always have something like a bar clamp to hold your wood and keep it steady.
2. Always have something like a bar clamp to hold your wood and keep it steady.
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Keep your hand flat/away from the area you’re sawing. Always wear closed toe shoes and gloves.
3. Keep your hand flat/away from the area you’re sawing. Always wear closed toe shoes and gloves.
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Make sure you hold the saw tightly with all your fingers!Closing your hand around the saw completely
4. Make sure you hold the saw tightly with all your fingers!Closing your hand around the saw completely
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Start with making your marks/lines with a ruler.
5. Start with making your marks/lines with a ruler.
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I made one hard line so the saw could follow easily. It’s best to saw straight, not at an angle.
6. I made one hard line so the saw could follow easily. It’s best to saw straight, not at an angle.
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Note: sawing at an angle gets the saw stuck in the wood, making it hard to pull back and forth.
7. Note: sawing at an angle gets the saw stuck in the wood, making it hard to pull back and forth.
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Any parts of the wood that didn’t saw off doesn’t need to be re-cut. Just sand it down!
8. Any parts of the wood that didn’t saw off doesn’t need to be re-cut. Just sand it down!
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