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A dozuki is a Japanese backsaw, used for centuries by carpenters and cabinetmakers in Japan. Although this saw does not share an ancestry with the various kinds of backsaw found in the West, the concept is the same. However, unlike most western saws, the dozuki cuts on the pull stroke.

Of all Japanese saws, the dozuki is the finest cutting and most accurate. It is an excellent tool for splinter free cuts, moldings, cabinetry, and furniture making.

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