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post #21 of 23 Old 01-02-2014, 08:34 PM
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Don't confuse back saw with pull saw. I made that mistake and thought I had gotten a faulty tool. Back saws are named that because of the rigid spine along the top of the blade. They can come in either western push stroke or Japanese pull stroke. I only put this out there because I don't believe crown makes a Japanese style
Saw. You wouldn't want to wast your money buying two of the same type tools.
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I want only push saws. I feel like I have more control over pushing than pulling. I hope the dovetail saw is not pull

Ok I had to look that up to be sure I was buying the correct saw and they had a video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvGEdLkgAaY#t=76

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The Veritas is a standard push saw.

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