Best Bow Saw Reviews 

Thanks for taking your time to read our reviews on the best bow saws for cutting trees, that are currently available on the United Kingdom marketplace.

A bow saw is a hand saw that is used mainly in the forestry industry, and is designed for cutting trees and lumber. It gets its name as it is shaped like a bow as you can see in the image above.

The frame is made from metal, and attached to that will be a long straight blade with wide teeth for cutting through wood quickly.

Typical uses are for felling trees and making logs for firewood. Its main advantages are that it cuts in both directions, so usually works better with a person at either end, and as such it cuts very quickly.

What is the Best Bow Saw for Cutting Trees

Just below you will see our top 5 list of bow saws. However, we also know you are busy, so if you don't have time to read our full review, the best bow saw for cutting trees is the Bahco 10-30-23 Bowsaw 30In

Best Bow Saw by Buyer Rating

The top 5 are as follows:




Bahco 10-30-23 Bowsaw 30In



Stanley 1-15-403" HP Standard Hacksaw, Black/Yellow, 750 mm



24" Heavy Duty Bow Saw



Spear & Jackson Predator 21-inch Bow Saw



Kingfisher RC309 21-Inch Pro Gold Deluxe Bow Saw


Just below, we have also completed some summary reviews on each of these, so as you can see which is the best option for you.

No 1 - Bahco 10-30-23 Bowsaw 30In Summary Review

  • 96% customer satisfaction from over 3000+ buyers
  • 30" Blade Bowsaw
  • 30 inch - 750 g
  • Made from high-quality steel
  • Built in Hand Guard
  • Best seller
  • This saw is light but very strong. Its a lovely saw to use

This saw is the most expensive of the 5 but it's well worth the extra money. A saw is not something you want a cheap model of and these bandsaws are no different. At around £20 this Bacho model is the best and I think you are getting  very good value for your money.

No 2 - Stanley 1-15-403" HP Standard Hacksaw, Black/Yellow, 750 mm Summary Review

  • 88% Customer Satisfaction
  • Strong lightweight frame
  • 30" Blade 726 g
  • Built in hand guard
  • Built in Tensioner
  • Gets Brilliant Reviews
  • Really great value

This Stanley model is a very rare combination of cheap and good. That's pretty hard to find but here we are. If you cut the occassional tree or need a bow saw now and again, then this is a good model to go for. It's not built for everday or heavy duty work but does a good job when called on.

No 3 - 24" Heavy Duty Bow Saw Summary Review

  • 88% buyer satisfaction rating
  • Sturdy tubular steel frame
  • 24" Blade 699 g
  • Super sharp blade
  •  Cover included
  • Very cheap 

No 4 - Spear & Jackson Predator 21-inch Bow Saw Summary Review

  • 84% Buyer Satisfaction Rating
  • 21" Blade 676 g
  • 30" Available 
  • Sturdy Build and Comfortable to use
  • Handy Size for Awkward Jobs
  • Cool design

No 5 - 5 x Kingfisher RC309 21-Inch Pro Gold Deluxe Bow Saw Summary Review

  • 82% buyer satisfaction rating
  • 21" Blade 556 g
  • Strong Metal Frame ( Rust Proofed )
  • No Hand Guard
  • Well Priced

In Conclusion

These bow saws are not that expensive and they can be a handy saw to have if you have a larger garden. Certainly if you have a garden with trees, or you buy in logs and branches on a regular basis.

We recommend that you buy a Bow Saw that has a hand guard and a cover for safety. Most of these saws are very similar and the biggest complain we have found is in the durability. Some just don't last.

All the models shown here are tried and tested. They will last the test of time. Keep in mind that a broken or blunt saw can be extremely dangerous so always buy a good quality product and make sure its kept in good condition.

Hopefully you have found this information on bow saws useful. If you are still which one is the saw for you then have a look at our article on the best saw for cutting trees for some more inspiration. Or if this is not the sort of thing you need then check out our article on all the different types of saws.

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