A tenon saw is a kind of Backsaw that is used to cut straight lines in wood, it does not cut metal. It is used for cuts that do not go deep into the wood. It is a standard item in the carpenter's toolkit. It is made out of High-Speed Steel(HSS) and brass. It is one of the most popular back saws. it is made out of hard-carbon steel (heat treated steel).
The tenon saw is used to cut small pieces of wood and most joints. The tenon saw is the most used backsaw. The panel saw is used to make straight cuts in large pieces of sheet wood. The saw has a fine toothed crosscut for sawing plywood, thin wood and large joints