veritas dovetail vs japanese pull saw

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Forum topic by buckbuster31 posted 01-10-2017 04:16 PM 485 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-10-2017 04:16 PM

Which do you all recommend? I already have a pull saw but love the look and reviews of veritas. What are your all’s suggestions??

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#1 posted 01-10-2017 04:36 PM

You’ve already got the Japanese saw. Will the Veritas do anything for you that the saw you already have won’t? Maybe spend your money on a tool that you need rather than like the look of. That said, I’m pretty vain about how my tools look. :)

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#2 posted 01-10-2017 04:44 PM

I know what you mean.

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#3 posted 01-10-2017 07:54 PM

There are as many different versions of the “Japanese” pull saw. I own 4 different ones with a 5th one on its way. My point here is that you get the right type of tool for the job at hand. AS for cutting dovetails, either a western or eastern style saw will work excellent assuming they both are really of the same sharpness. Personally I have better control using a pull saw. But everyone is different…

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