bowsaw

bowsaw

(ˈbəʊˌsɔː)
n
(Tools) a saw with a thin blade in a bow-shaped frame
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DONNY'S LITTLE HELPER BOWSAW I saw a man trying to cut branches using a handsaw but he should have been using a bowsaw.
The blade of the bowsaw has raker toothing which makes easy work of green timbers such as trees and shrubs.
Armed with bowsaws, the volunteers helped clear nursery trees to make way for maturing woodland.
1: bowsaws are not adequate for felling large trees, or large numbers of small trees.