Crosscut Saws

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Crosscut Saws

Crosscut saw in action.JPG
Synonyms: DE: Fuchsschwänze
Type: hand saw
Material: wood
Location: Handheld Wood Tool Area
Access Requirements: read this page
Similar (More or Less): other saws

A crosscut saw is specialized for cutting across the grain of wooden workpieces, making it suitable for similar cuts as a chop saw as well as for resizing plywood sheets (you'll always cut through some layers across the grain). It has a rather wide kerf (cutting width) but is stiff enough to allow for corrections during your cut.

We have two crosscut saws that currently hang from a wall above the chop saw station in the wood workshop.