Japanese ryoba saw

A general purpose double sided Japanese carpentry saw with a 240mm blade. The two sides have different purposes, the finer toothed side is for cutting across the grain, the coarser for ripping along the grain. Unlike western saws Japanese saws cut on the pull stroke, this can take a little adjustment for those more familiar with cutting on the push (you might naturally tend to apply pressure on the push and ease off on the pull) but does allow for a finer kerf meaning quicker, and in some instances more accurate cutting. Made with traditionally oil quenched SK-5 steel, meaning it can be sharpened using a saw file, an art in itself, but maybe in a reduced waste future one worth perfecting. About 59.5cm overall length.

£39.00 (Ex Tax:£32.50)

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