Tool Talk – Bowsaw

  • This is a bowsaw.

  • This is the handle.

  • This is the cover.

  • I take the cover off like this.

  • This is the blade.

  • This is the cutting edge.

  • When I have finished with the bowsaw I put the cover back on like this.

  • I stand with the bowsaw like this.

  • I walk with the bowsaw like this.

  • I pass the bowsaw like this.

  • When I use the bowsaw I use it two arms and a tools length away from anyone except my partner like this.

  • I use the bowsaw to cut wood bigger than a two pence piece.

  • I have bare hands on the tool.

  • I have a glove on my helper hand.

  • When I am not using the bowsaw I put it down with the handle facing forwards and the blade facing inwards.

  • When I have finished with the bowsaw I put it in the designated place or in the toolbox provided.