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How to Handcut a Tenon

Practice your handsaw skills as you learn to hand-cut a tenon. Learn which saw to choose for the job, and how blade length and width, teeth-per-inch, and points-per-inch affect how a saw cuts. WOOD magazine’s John Olson shows you every step of the process, while explaining the difference in backsaws.

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