Definition of handsaw in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhan(d)sɔː/


A wood saw worked by one hand.
Example sentences
  • For straight cuts use a circular saw or a handsaw; for curves use a portable jigsaw.
  • Using a fine-tooth handsaw or circular saw, rip the final row to fit into place, again leaving a 1/4 ‘gap against the wall.
  • Using a handsaw or circular saw, carefully cut out the stringer along your layout lines.

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