Saw

A saw is a tool consisting of a tough blade, wire, or chain with a hard toothed edge. It is used to cut through material, very often wood, though sometimes metal or stone. The cut is made by placing the toothed edge against the material and moving it forcefully forth and less vigorously back or continuously forward. This force may be applied by hand, or powered by steam, water, electricity or other power source. An abrasive saw has a powered circular blade designed to cut through metal or ceramic.

Saw
A crosscut hand saw about 620 mm (24 inches) long
ClassificationCutting
TypesHand saw
Back saw
Bow saw
Circular saw
Reciprocating saw
Bandsaw
RelatedMilling cutter

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