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Your choice must depend on the use you want put your saw to and on your skill level.
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In japan a basic distinction is made in respect of the teeth according to whether the saw is to be mainly used with the grain as in ripping or mainly across it as in crosscuts or shortening. Is there any ability to visit a forge or meet a master smith or other woodcraft related master. Andrew hunter built his using nothing but hand tools but it also can be made with power tools.
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