Traditional style saw with a very modern blade. Super-sharp 13 tpi Japanese “Turbo Cut” blade cuts fast and straight and eliminates tedious re-sharpening . The Tri-edge tooth blade is specially hardened for long life. Use for rip, cross, and diagonal cuts, cuts on the pull or push stroke. This saw is very light for its size, a real joy to use. Ulmia Frame Saws all have red beech vertical bars, a limewood horizontal bar, and a steel tension cord. Handles and blade rotate freely for different types of work. Hardened blade cannot be resharpened. 600mm (23 9/16″) Overall blade length, 6 1/2″ depth from teeth to bridge. 22 3/4″ hole-to-hole blade measurement. Please note the Japanese Blade is not interchangeable with other Ulmia Frame Saw Blades.