When I first hear “Survival Saw” – I have to admit I had no idea what this would look like or how to use it. As I began to invest age further I realized it was a small, portable saw that you can use so many different ways. It is the perfect multipurpose tool that does not weight a ton!
What is a Survival Saw?
It is best described as a chain saw blade with handles. When you look for one online you will notice they go by a lot of different name. Check out the pictures below….
They are designed to be stored in pouches and are super lightweight and they’ll fit in easily with the rest of your emergency supplies. They cut in both directions as you move the blade back and forth.
What will a Survival Saw do?
It is a simple tool that is great for everything from:
- Cutting Saplings
- Sawing Up Thicker Branches for a Fire
- Fight your way Through Tough Brush
- Build a Small Shelter
How do You Use a Survival Saw?
Using a survival saw is simple and requires some effort. You simply take hold of each end in both hands and pull it back and forth. When compared to using a traditional handsaws – it is as simple to use but much easier to carry or store in your emergency equipment.
Where to Take a Survival Saw?
Since the survival saw is so small and light weight you can easily take it on any trip outdoor or keep it stored in a bug out bag. I would recommend it for:
- Hiking Trips
- Camping Trips
- Survival Bags
- Car Emergency Bags
How Much does a “Survival Saw” Cost?
These saws are very economical. A good saw will cost you under $30. You can also use them over and over again. Here are some of the saws you will want to check out: