- Japanese Saw - "Pull Saw" for both of soft wood and hard wood like tiger maple, red oak, teak, MDF, OSB, or even driftwoods
- The saw blade, the thinnest in the world, for a high degree of precision work / Consisted of top quality Japanese steel
- Teeth per inch: 30 TPI / Blade thickness: 0.008" / Kerf width: 0.012" / Blade length: 8" / Overall length: 20-1/2"
- The saw blade is easily removable and interchangeable
This is a 8 inch dozuki (Dovetail) saw, a type of backsaw. The Japanese word "dozuki" means "attached trunk", and thus it has a stiffening rib attached. A dozuki allows the user to create a narrow, precise cut due to its thin blade and its easiness to control. A remarkable point of this SUIZAN dozuki saw is the thinnest and precisest blade. 0.008 inch blade width is the thinnest in the world. If you are doing precise woodwork, this saw will surely help you.
What is "SUIZAN"?
SUIZAN, a Japanese brand, creates Japanese hand tools of highest quality. With more than 100 years of history, all of the processes are completed in a Japanese city in Niigata prefecture called Sanjō, which is known for its craftsmanship. That's why our products are highly appreciated by many woodworkers.
One of the Japanese Tools
There are a couple of differences between Western tools and Japanese tools. In many cases, Japanese tools are lighter and simpler than Western ones because Japanese tools are minimally designed and there is no unnecessary waste. Nowadays, Japanese tools become popular in woodcrafting around the world due to its high quality.
Do you know about a "Pull Saw"?
This product is a pull saw. Japanese saws cut materials via pulling and thus are called "pull saws." It requires less power, realizes exceedingly smooth and accurate cut, and as a result, the cutting- section is clean. And particularly, this saw's blade is sharper and thinner (0.008 inch), and has a greater number of teeth per inch (30 TPI) than saws of similar size. If you have some difficulty using Western saws, just get to use a Japanese saw. You will never go back to use a conventional saw!