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What is Carpenter Saw in Tagalog? History and Different Types

What is Carpenter Saw in Tagalog? History and Different Types

Carpentry
Also known as a panel saw or hand saw, a carpenter saw in Tagalog is called “lagaring pang karpintero,” wherein “lagari” is “saw” and “karpentero “is “carpenter.” However, Filipinos usually call it “lagaring kahoy” (wood saw). There are several types of saws, but this article will only focus on the different saws used in carpentry and woodworking.   Generally, a saw is a tool with a toothed blade and is used for cutting hard materials such as metal or wood. The cut is made by placing its sharp edge against the material and moving the saw forward and backward. The saw blade is made of different materials and the number of teeth depends on where the cutting tool is designed for.  Interestingly, the saw is one of the oldest tools man has ever used. There are several stories and even...