Cut A Stuck Nail Or Screw With This Woodworking Hand Saw Trick

When you have a nail or screw you can't seem to remove, cutting it down might be your best option. If you don't have a metal saw around, this trick will let you use the backside of a normal woodworking hand saw and avoid damaging the teeth.

This video from the Shake the Future YouTube channel demonstrates a quick and easy tip for turning the backside of your woodworking hand saw blade into an impromptu metal blade. Take a hammer, crowbar, screwdriver, or file and give the flat backside of your hand saw's blade some good hard whacks to create some divots.

Be sure to space them out and you'll manage to create some very small, but useful saw teeth that can make their way through metal. Now you can saw through the nail or screw normally using the backside of your hand saw blade, and keep the normal teeth protected.

Life Hack for Cutting Nails or Screws with a Woodworking Hand Saw [YouTube]


    NO if you cant remove a nail, heat it up with a blowtorch, and it will slide out

      But wouldn't that tarnish the surrounding area?

        no more then the nail hole thats left in its place that you need to putty over anyway

    Or... you could just use a hacksaw.

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