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Question by  Chantal (47)

Why do you use a tenon saw?


Answer by  Esme (535)

Tenon saw is a back saw, which is mid sized and used for woodworking. It provides better control and precise cutting. Tenon saw is used for cutting tenons for mortise and tenon joinery. It is used for rip cutting and cross cutting across the grain.


Answer by  bug57 (1048)

Tenon saws, or backhand saws as they are also known, are for use when more precise, intricate cuts are intended. They allow more control at the sake of cutting speed.


Answer by  jake341 (48)

A tenon, or back saw is commonly used in making furniture joints. Its designed to cut fast and deep, very straight and cuts best with the grain of the wood.


Answer by  philg1961 (347)

A tenon saw is used for making mortise and tenon joints. A tenon saw has more teeth than a rip or crosscut saw, giving a cleaner cut for joining. providing a cleaner, better fitting joint. Used with amiter box, it is used to cut angles for joining trim, furnmiture or picture frames.

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