3 Tips for Using a Hack Saw Blade

Simple Block

Simple Block. A wood block nestled in angle iron helps guide the blade for a square cut.

Rabbeted Guide

Rabbeted Guide. Clamp a hinge between rabbeted guide blocks for a smooth, straight cut.

Groove Support

Grooved Support. A dado acts as a support and guide for cutting a section of T-track.


Sources for some of the hardware and supplies mentioned in this tip.

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