A bow-saw is a very useful and safe cutting tool to have around camp.
Unless you are in a semi-permanent camp, you are unlikely to have the use of a saw horse.
Often you can find a log or stump to work on so you can set the wood in a convenient position to saw.
Sometimes, however, you may need to use the saw in a confined space and this can be awkward.
Other times you may find you simply do not have a steady base on which to place the wood to be sawn.
There is a simple technique for a bow-saw that allows you to use it in scenarios where it would otherwise be difficult or awkward.
This involves holding the saw vertically in a static position and working the wood against the saw blade.
Watch the embedded video for the full technique…
**Let us know in the comments if you have any similar or related tips for the use of a bow saw.
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