This Japanese BEST Saw Guide is a precisely made, accurate sawing guide suitable for making 90 and 45-degree angled saw cuts for joinery. It is a beautifully light saw guide perfect for all woodworkers who love to use hand tools.
Working with hand tools is one of the great pleasures of woodworking. However, making perfect freehand cuts at 90 degrees or 45 degrees unaided can be challenging, almost impossible. Check out this BEST Saw Guide from Zetsaw Japan.
Using one of the two included Japanese pull saw blades, this sawing guide allows you to saw 90 and 45 degree cuts easily and accurately. This is the perfect tool for completing a broad range of detail sawing tasks including docking, cross cutting and mitred joinery. Using a straight edge as a fence, this Japanese saw guide also enables you to complete wide super wide cross cuts on materials such as plywood. Every woodworker’s hand tool kit should include a Japanese BEST Saw guide.
A precise sawing guide
Saw every angle precisely. This innovative adjustable saw guide is designed for sawing perfectly squarely at 90 degrees, or at 45 degrees left or right on the horizontal axis. This guide is suitable for both left and right-handed woodworkers alike.
Easy to use
This Japanese BEST Saw Guide is easy to use. There are no etchings to read. There are no angles to adjust. The saw blade slips easily into the adjustable guide bracket.
Two saw blades
The saw guide kit comes with hand grip and two saw blades. The 175mm blade is perfect for fine cross and rip cutting. The 265mm blades is for aggressive cross and rip cutting both in solid wood and plywood.
Perfect wide cross cuts
The Universal Saw Guide includes a Parallel Sliding Holder. This jig enables you to make super wide, accurate cuts across or even along sections of material.
Made in Japan
The Japanese BEST Saw Guide is a high-quality product, 100% designed and manufactured in Japan.
A precise sawing guide
Saw precisely. Whether you are left or right-handed, this saw guide is designed for sawing perfectly squarely at 90 degrees or 45 degrees left to right on the horizontal axis. Dock to length perfectly and repeatedly, make picture frames, saw beadings, make detailed complex joints – all with one simple tool. And, because you are using a quality Japanese pull saw, your cuts will be super thin and splinter free.
Easy to use
The Japanese BEST Saw Guide is easy to use. The saw guide is of a simple construction. There are no etchings to read. There are no angles to adjust. The saw blade slips easily into the adjustable guide bracket. A saw blade dummy plate is included to help you position the saw guide before you commence cutting. A complete set of English instructions with diagrams is included to help you on your way. All this so you can make precise cuts super easily.
Light and comfortable
This Japanese BEST Saw Guide is precisely built from anodised aluminium. This means the saw guide is light and very comfortable to use. The adjustment knobs are easy to adjust. The saw feels good in the hand. Together this means this saw guide is a pleasure to use. Spend hours making perfect cuts like a true craftsperson.
A choice of blades
The saw guide kit comes with pistol styled hand grip and two Japanese pull saw blades. Easily interchanged. The 175mm blade is perfect for fine cross and rip cutting. The 265mm blades is for aggressive cross and rip cutting, both in solid wood and plywood. This makes the BEST Saw Guide suitable for a very broad range of materials and sawing challenges.
Complete perfect wide cross cuts
Leave that noisy circular saw in the cupboard! This guide kit comes with a Parallel Sliding Jig attachment that will enable you to saw super wide cuts. Simply clamp a straight edge in position. Fix the sliding jig attachment to the saw guide. And away you go. Full instructions are provided with the kit.
Why use a Japanese saw
Japanese saws cut on the pull stroke. This means the blade is stretched when in use thus the sawblade may be made very thin. This means you can enjoy a very narrow and accurate cuts. Also, contemporary Japanese saws are made with hardened laser cut teeth. This means they stay sharp and do not require re-sharpening.
Japanese pull saws are very durable and stay sharp. If used correctly, Japanese saws and will last through many years of use. However, because they are designed not to be resharpened, replacement blades are available. Please choose your replacement saw or replacement blade from the dropdown menu above.
What’s in the kit?
The Japanese BEST Saw Guide comes as a complete kit all in one box. Your kit includes:
- Full English instructions with detailed diagrams
- The Saw Guide Base
- 45 degree Angle Attachment
- Saw Hand Grip with S-265 and S-175 pull saw blades
- Saw Blade Guide Plate
- Dummy Blade
- Parallel Sliding Jig attachment
Made in Japan
The Japanese know how to make tools, and the BEST Saw Guide is no exception. This tool will provide you with years of accurate use, replacement Japanese saw blades are available separately. The Japanese BEST Saw Guide will find a permanent home in your hand tool kit. Order yours today.