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Hacksaw, Handles & Blades – No You Don’t Know How To Use One.

By on Feb 25, 2013 in Buying Guides, Buying Hand Tools, Hacksaws | 0 comments

Hacksaws, Handles & Blades Hacksaws are one of the most common hand tools.  Nearly everyone owns one, and if you don’t have one, you need to buy one.  Hacksaws are inexpensive and very economical to use.   But most of you never use it because the one time you tried to use it things didn’t go well.  You broke the hacksaw blade,  the blade kept falling out of the handle, or it kept getting stuck in the piece you were trying to cut.  If you did manage to get the piece cut, it took forever and the cut ended up crooked. by: Paul Sikkema The main reasons most people have difficulty when sawing metal with a hacksaw are: You have the blade in wrong You aren’t using a sharp blade There is too much flex in the blade The number of teeth is to great for the project You are putting too much pressure on the saw You don’t clamp the work. I cover each of these difficulties...