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The best saws we’ve ever used…
Bad Axe Saws – Smooth & Easy

  We had a great time last weekend at The Hand Tool Event at Melbourne Guild of Fine Woodworking. Lots of presentations, demos, tools & sausage sizzle, a complete weekend! One of our customers asked about the Bad Axe saws, we offered for him to try a carcass saw on a piece of hardwood. He made two straight cuts, turned around and said “I’ll have one thanks!”. This has happened before, the ease of cutting, the straightness of the cut, the balance of the tool, make a great impression on the woodworker.

Check out the comments from other woodworkers and teachers below…”Bad Axe saws are the absolute standard of quality and function today–and damn, are they sharp!” Tom Fidgen
The Unplugged Woodshop
“My Bad Axe saw makes cutting a straight line as easy as it is to draw one.” Nancy Hiller
NR Hiller Design, Inc.
“My 16-inch Bad Axe tenon saw walks through this ash like it’s not even there.” Jason Thigpen
Texas Heritage Woodworks
“The flawless hybrid filing and sized handle make it one of my favorite tools!” Anne Briggs-Bohnett
Anne of All Trades
“Kid Rock had the album ‘American Badass.’ Mark Harrell will make a saw for you that’s a true American Bad Axe.” Derek Olson
The Old Wolf Workshop
“Brilliant!! I have struggled to find suitable saws for the girls at our school, and know what a difference the right tools make.” Susan Chillcott
Luthier & woodworking instructor
“Mark is the first sawmaker who has gotten me to put my rip dozuki on the shelf and leave it there.”Rob Porcaro
RP Woodwork
“This is a saw I can use all day. It works with me, not against me. Smooth!” Chris Becksvoort
Professional Wooworker & Contributing Editor
“Bad Axe Tool Works makes a saw that both appears and functions like a saw that Henry Disston would have put his own name on.” Erik von Sneidern
The Disstonian Institute
“If Bad Axe saws were motorcycles, we think they would be Harley-Davidsons. The craftsmanship on these saws is incredible.” Christopher Schwarz
Publisher, Lost Art Press

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