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October 2020

Issue Number: 270

Master That Handsaw

October 2020 Page: 48
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Even for the most seasoned woodworkers, cutting with a handsaw can be intimidating. Improving that skill is easy: The old saw (sorry) about practice making perfect applies. Here's how to make precise unguided cuts.
 

Saw Bench

October 2020 Page: 60
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For sawing with a traditional handsaw, the lower-than-sawhorses working height of this saw bench allows you to use your entire upper body when taking long saw strokes. Plan is available in the WOOD Store.

 

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