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Saws stay straight and sharp in hanging rack

Tossing your handsaws into a drawer or toolbox is an invitation to dull teeth and maybe a kinked or warped blade.

Here's a rack that stores five saws in a 10" space. Cut the cams, compartment sides, and back from maple as shown above. Attach the compartment sides to the back with screws and glue, and then secure the cams where shown. Make sure the cams move freely. Hang the holder. To use, slide the saw in from the bottom, pushing the cam up. When you release the saw, the cam will trap the blade against the side.
—E. Q. Smith, M.D., West Hills, Calif.

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