Modern aggressive hand saw may not come with a plastic blade guard, but a cardboard sheath that slides off too easily. Frankly, for portable use, something more durable and convenient is required to reduce accidental cuts.
The following are instructions for making a cheap durable quick release 15” hand saw blade guard.
- 1 – Hockey Skate Guard
- 1 – String
- 1 – Bungee cord
- Utility Knife
- Step 1: Find a hockey skate guard. A pair can be purchased locally for less than $5, and is available in various colors.
The quick release 15” hand saw blade guard is easy to use but secure for carrying.
Attachment to Hand Saw
- Slide the saw blade into the skate guard.
- Pull the bungee cord over the skate guard and hand saw handle.
- With one hand, hold onto the saw.
- With the other hand, pull the bungee cord off the hand saw handle and the skate guard off the saw blade in one motion.
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