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handsaw

[′hand‚sȯ]
(design engineering)
A saw operated by hand, with a backward and forward arm movement.

handsaw

handsaw: nomenclature
Any hand-held saw for cutting wood having a handle at one end; operated manually.
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Throughout the 1970s, Japanese handsaws, chippers, and chisels were commonly used, although less expensive wood chisels from the local hardware store were often substituted.
That way, if the electricity goes out and the power saws can't be recharged, good old-fashioned handsaws are trusty friends to have.
We are therefore taking out basic tools, such as handsaws and files, along with English books to help them not only learn new skills but help them find work away from the land.
Just think of all the labor saved by the air nail guns, electric screwdrivers and electric handsaws to name a few tools that we could not do without today.
One: no chainsaws, power saws, handsaws or hatchets are allowed.
Wagon rides ($5) leave every half hour for fields of noble, Nordmann and grand firs; handsaws, shaker, baler and twine are provided.
Northumberland College at Kirkley Hall in Ponteland has been chosen to run The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) Silky Fox Handsaws Awards to recognise outstanding students on practical courses related to woodland management.
For the most part, chain saws weren't used in the woods until the 1950s, and most of the lumber cut prior to this was with crosscut handsaws and axes.
The Navigator Handsaw/Jigsaw from Black & Decker is a real biceps saver, in normal mode, it can tackle jobs reserved for reciprocating saws or handsaws.
He has returned to the age-old system of climbers who scale the slender trunks with wicker fannypacks to hold their clippers and handsaws.
industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) manufacturing nonpowered handsaws and/or (2) manufacturing saw blades, all types (including those for power sawing machines).
What is unique about Neigel's intricate work is the surface on which she does her painting--everything from handsaws, saw blades, frying pans, antique jars, washbasins, cream cans, and slices of poplar trees.