Hand saws are one of the most versatile pieces in any tool collection. Whether you are a professional or just fancy a bit of home DIY, there is a saw type to suit your application and requirements. Hand saws can cut through wood, plastic, metal, and lightweight building materials, and at RS we stock renowned brands that provide the professional finishes we expect from our tools. Find out more in our complete guide to hacksaws.
Typically made from steel, saws should be stored in a dry, clean condition to prevent rust accruing on the blade or damage occurring to the saw teeth or the handle. This will ensure long product life and optimal cutting performance.
What are Hand Saws used for?
Depending on their size and TPI measurement (Teeth per Inch), hand saws can be used across a wide variety of applications and industries, including construction, gardening, farming, plumbing, electrics, DIY, and woodworking. They can be used for cutting through light woods, plastics, metals, and light building materials, such as plasterboard.
Our range includes hand saws, coping saws, hacksaws (standard, junior and mini), pad saws, rod saws, tenon saws, hardpoint saws and general-purpose saws. No matter what you need, RS can help you find what you're looking for.