Gyokucho Kataba Super Fine Japanese Hand Saw - 255mm
Gyokucho Kataba Super Fine Japanese Hand Saw - 255mm
£29.95
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Key Features

  • The world's finest Japanese saws made by Gyokucho Razorsaw
  • Impulse hardened tooth tips for superior sharpness and to prevent tooth breakage
  • Each tooth is symmetrically set to ensure straight, drift free sawing
  • Ultra thin hardened steel blade requires significantly lower sawing force
  • Each blade is surface plated, not lacquered to prevent rust and to minimise friction
  • Light weight yet extremely strong handles for fatigue free sawing
  • Each blade is secured to the handle by a no-play adjustment screw, for smooth chatter free sawing

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This Item: Gyokucho Kataba Super Fine Japanese Hand Saw - 255mm
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Product Details

The combination of fine tooth pitch and narrow blade width make this an exceptional saw for cutting hardwoods such as teak, maple and oak as well as very exotic species. The triple bevel edged teeth are incredibly sharp and slice through the wood to leave a perfectly smooth clean finish. The perfect choice in saws when accuracy and finish, as well as a deeper cut depth, is required.

Traditional in style, the blade is mounted on a wooden handles wrapped with natural rattan. Kataba saws have slightly thicker blades than the dozuki saws making them stronger. This extra strength means the blade does not require the reinforcing spine that the dozuki saws do giving the kataba saws unrestricted cutting depth. The kataba has the perfect combination of fine, flexible blade and large cut depth making it an extremely versatile saw. These saws are capable of cutting solid hardwood and softwood, plywood and composite materials and will leave a clean finish to the cut surfaces. Due to the design of the saw, the kataba is the saw of choice for making deep or long cuts and can also be used for flush cutting and trimming.

The Japanese put great emphasis on balance in all areas of their life and their woodworking tools are no exception. Look at the shape and form of a Japanese saw and the handle is in perfect visual balance with the blade. Hold the same saw in your hand and you realise that the balance of the tool is not purely cosmetic. This makes the tool easier and more efficient to use and has a profound effect on your work.

Japanese handsaws have one stand out difference from their western counterparts; they cut on the pull stroke rather than the push stroke. Due to this single fundamental difference, Japanese saws have blades that are thinner, lighter and cut much smoother and faster. As the action of pulling the saw keeps the blade in tension through the cut, the blade does not need to be as thick or as heavy as a push saw which requires the extra bulk to withstand the compressive force of the cut keeping the blade, and the resultant cut, straight.

The combination of fine tooth pitch and narrow blade width make this an exceptional saw for cutting hardwoods such as teak, maple and oak as well as very exotic species. The triple bevel edged teeth are incredibly sharp and slice through the wood to leave a perfectly smooth clean finish. The perfect choice in saws when accuracy and finish, as well as a deeper cut depth, is required.

Traditional in style, the blade is mounted on a wooden handles wrapped with natural rattan. Kataba saws have slightly thicker blades than the dozuki saws making them stronger. This extra strength means the blade does not require the reinforcing spine that the dozuki saws do giving the kataba saws unrestricted cutting depth. The kataba has the perfect combination of fine, flexible blade and large cut depth making it an extremely versatile saw. These saws are capable of cutting solid hardwood and softwood, plywood and composite materials and will leave a clean finish to the cut surfaces. Due to the design of the saw, the kataba is the saw of choice for making deep or long cuts and can also be used for flush cutting and trimming.

The Japanese put great emphasis on balance in all areas of their life and their woodworking tools are no exception. Look at the shape and form of a Japanese saw and the handle is in perfect visual balance with the blade. Hold the same saw in your hand and you realise that the balance of the tool is not purely cosmetic. This makes the tool easier and more efficient to use and has a profound effect on your work.

Japanese handsaws have one stand out difference from their western counterparts; they cut on the pull stroke rather than the push stroke. Due to this single fundamental difference, Japanese saws have blades that are thinner, lighter and cut much smoother and faster. As the action of pulling the saw keeps the blade in tension through the cut, the blade does not need to be as thick or as heavy as a push saw which requires the extra bulk to withstand the compressive force of the cut keeping the blade, and the resultant cut, straight.


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Specifications

Brand Rutlands
Country of Origin Japan
Blade Length 255mm
Blade Thickness 0.5mm
Blade Width 63mm
Overall Length 555mm
Set 0.74mm
Tooth Pitch 1.3mm

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Paul Williams

Cuts through timber with so much ease very sharp and accurate , comfortable in your hand and keeps to the lines when cutting even when doing different angles , and leaves a very nice clean cut even on melamine boards , no chipping ,would recommend these saws over normal saws , and of course as usual excellent delivery from Rutlands , thanks again Rutlands

Jonathan Salisbury


This is a truly remarkable saw. Lightweight and comfortable to hold, it cuts through timber swiftly and accurately. The blade is extremely sharp and easy to keep on line: when you start to struggle, it's time to change the blade! Keeping the blade clean and oiled at the end of each job helps it to last longer: look after it and it represents excellent value for money.

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Gyokucho Kataba Super Fine Japanese Hand Saw - 255mm

Rutlands
Part No. JP1007
£29.95 inc. vat

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