Definitions for "Back Saw"
Keywords:  saw, dovetail, miter, razor, blade
Fine toothed saw with reinforcing strap along top (back) of blade. Also called razor saw.
Used alone, the back saw is the tool of choice for creating straight cuts. Combined with the miter box, it provides a quick and accurate way of making straight cuts and the angled cuts commonly known as miters and bevels. The back saw and miter box are required tools for creating tight fits between pieces of trim and molding.
A handsaw with a rectangular blade with a reinforcing rib along the back for stability, types include razor saws, veneer saws, dovetail saws, and miter box saws.