The folks at Pure Living for Life are living off grid. This is a couple who’ve made a commitment to live a simpler life removed from typical urban living and off the beaten path. They count on their own ingenuity to get things done. They learn how to use tools and ways of doing things themselves in order to live the kind of life they’ve chosen.
They created a video showing the various types of hand saws they recommend people have and use when living without power.
Know your tools
It’s a good thing and actually essential for people who like to work with tools and do things themselves to know about the various types of saws and how different saws are designed for specific uses and jobs. Whether living with limited power sources or in an urban environment with all the power you need, knowing how different saws were designed to be used can help you to choose the right tool for the task at hand and assist you to get the job done rapidly and efficiently.
EverSaw 8.0 Folding Hand Saw
The EverSaw 8.0 folding hand saw is featured as one of the saws in the video.
The EverSaw 8.0 is an all-purpose, folding hand saw that is a Japanese style pull-cut saw. As shown in the video, it can be used for a wide variety of jobs. Because it safely folds away, it can be carried in a pocket or tool belt, back pack or bug out bag. Many people keep one stored in the glove compartment or trunk of their car ready for use when they need it.
Watch the video
We recommend viewing the video as it includes tips on the various saws, how to pick saws, where to find them and gives techniques for sharpening them and how to set the teeth on some saws.