Gyokucho Ryoba Universal Japanese Hand Saw - 240mm
Gyokucho Ryoba Universal Japanese Hand Saw - 240mm
£29.95
inc. vat
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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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Product Details

An ideal size for most carpentry and cabinet making work, this ryoba saw will perform both crosscuts and ripping cuts quickly, cleanly and very efficiently. The blade is tapered towards the middle preventing the saw from binding during deep cuts and the ripping teeth have a variable pitch from 3.84mm at the toe to 2.46mm at the heel to make staring the cut far easier.

Traditional in style, this saw has a rattan wrapped wooden handle. Offering the best of both worlds to carpenters, cabinet makers and all kinds of other woodworkers, the ryoba saw has two cutting edges. One side has triple bevel edged teeth for making incredibly fine cross cuts, the other side has triangular, flat sharpened rip cutting teeth that cut like tiny chisels leaving a perfectly smooth finish to any rip cut.

The double edged gives the user two saws for the price of one. The blades taper towards the middle giving improved clearance when making deep cuts and this taper is achieved by the blacksmith hollowing out the centre of the blade making it thinner than the cutting edges. The pitch of the teeth becomes finer towards the heel of the blade making it easier to start the cut under the saw's own weight with no extra force required from the user. For best results, use the saw at a very low angle of around 5 - 10 degrees to the wood.

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.

An ideal size for most carpentry and cabinet making work, this ryoba saw will perform both crosscuts and ripping cuts quickly, cleanly and very efficiently. The blade is tapered towards the middle preventing the saw from binding during deep cuts and the ripping teeth have a variable pitch from 3.84mm at the toe to 2.46mm at the heel to make staring the cut far easier.

Traditional in style, this saw has a rattan wrapped wooden handle. Offering the best of both worlds to carpenters, cabinet makers and all kinds of other woodworkers, the ryoba saw has two cutting edges. One side has triple bevel edged teeth for making incredibly fine cross cuts, the other side has triangular, flat sharpened rip cutting teeth that cut like tiny chisels leaving a perfectly smooth finish to any rip cut.

The double edged gives the user two saws for the price of one. The blades taper towards the middle giving improved clearance when making deep cuts and this taper is achieved by the blacksmith hollowing out the centre of the blade making it thinner than the cutting edges. The pitch of the teeth becomes finer towards the heel of the blade making it easier to start the cut under the saw's own weight with no extra force required from the user. For best results, use the saw at a very low angle of around 5 - 10 degrees to the wood.

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 240mm
Blade Thickness 0.5mm
Blade Width 97mm
Cross Cut Tooth Pitch 1.7mm
Rip Cut Tooth Pitch 3.84 - 2.46mm
Overall Length 605mm
Set 0.83mm

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Gyokucho Ryoba Universal Japanese Hand Saw - 240mm

Rutlands
Part No. JP1009
£29.95 inc. vat

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