Vaughan Bear Saws are made to cut on the pull rather than the push stroke. This allows for a thinner blade which removes less material, making sawing easier, faster and more accurate. Bearsaw blades are durable spring steel,plated for rust resistance. The specially ground tri edge teeth are impulse hardened to retain their sharpness. Interchangeable blade styles match any task from rough cuts to fine woodworking , any blade can be used with either style handle. Blade locks securely in handle yet saw can be disassembled for tool box storage. Blade guards provided.