Back saw



a short saw with a reinforced back.
Historical Examples

The back saw is used almost exclusively for making tenons, and has uniformly fine teeth so as to give a smooth finish to the wood.
Carpentry for Boys J. S. Zerbe

The rabbets on the end pieces were cut out with the back saw and chisel.
Carpentry and Woodwork Edwin W. Foster

Make a saw cut with back saw in the end, which is to be fastened in the propeller.
Carpentry and Woodwork Edwin W. Foster

Cut ends with back saw and chisel to semicircles on top and bottom.
Carpentry and Woodwork Edwin W. Foster

Cut out with a back saw, and chisel until it just fits the square opening in the blocks.
Carpentry and Woodwork Edwin W. Foster

Make the three saw cuts directly on the lines laid out with a cross cut or back saw, with the utmost care.
Carpentry and Woodwork Edwin W. Foster

This moulding is fitted around the three sides at top of base with a back saw and mitre box.
Carpentry and Woodwork Edwin W. Foster

The darkened portions were removed with back saw and chisel, and the two parts carefully fitted and glued together.
Carpentry and Woodwork Edwin W. Foster

Cut out the outline of the back with the back saw and chisel.
Carpentry and Woodwork Edwin W. Foster

The tools required are a mitre box, back saw, socket chisel, and mallet.
Carpentry and Woodwork Edwin W. Foster

noun
a small handsaw stiffened along its upper edge by a metal section

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