A basic dozuki saw recommended for fine joinery. This is the #371 which has a wider blade compared to the #370, from the same brand. Its fine teeth and metal spine allows a smooth and accurate cut making it useful for creating dovetails and tenon shoulders. This saw can also be used for cutting dry bamboo.
Gyokucho is a popular brand of professional carpentry saws in Japan. They use a method called impulse hardening to increase the durability of the tooth tips. The cutting edge is heated for 0.003~0.005 seconds by applying an electrical current, instantly hardening the surface of the steel while maintaining the flexibility inside. As a result, the saw’s wear resistance increases. The hardened saw tooth is much harder than sharpening files so the blade cannot be sharpened and needs to be replaced once it is dull.
Recommended for cutting: Detailed work, dovetails, tenons, dry bamboo
Type of blade: Dozuki (dovetail)
TPI: Cross cut:26
Replacement blade: Available (item#HW06.002.1) for purchase separately.
Handle type:Wood wrapped with cane
Disclaimer: Photo shows the Dozuki #372 Rip cut.
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