From Nottinghack Wiki
There are various hand saws around the space.
- Mitre saw (in jig under work bench) - for cutting specific angles such as 45° for making picture frames.
- Tennon saw - for accurate wood working: e.g. joints.
- Cross-cut saw - cutting across grain in larger pieces of softer woods.
- Rip saw - cutting along the grain of in larger soft wood pieces.
- Hack saw - cuts metal, plastic & wood.
- Junior hack saw - most useful for smaller metal work.
- Coping saw - cutting intricate shapes with right curves.
- Japanese pull saws - fine wood working.
- Hack saws - for metal only (resin from wood fouls blades over time and can cause corrosion on the blade and on work)
Links & more info
A good introduction to hand saws - which ones to use for what jobs, technique and so on, from Boing Boing