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Product Description


The Two Cherries™ veneer saw was offered on our site for almost 15 years but as prices continued to creep up, I decided to find a better option. Our new veneer saw offers everything that is good about the previous one but without the higher price. It has the same number of teeth with the "ramp" grind. I suspect that this tool is made by the Two Cherries OEM supplier in Germany. Take a look at the side-by-side comparison in this picture. Would you pay $5 more to get a Two Cherries sticker?

This dual-edge veneer saw could be one of the most affordable and practical tools in your shop. If you're doing any veneer work, this is one item that pays for itself over and over again. I have to admit that I really like this saw and judging by the reviews I've seen online, so do a lot of other woodworkers. 

With 18 very fine teeth per inch, this saw cuts with precision accuracy. It has the "ramp" tooth grind that cuts on the pull stroke. This is the ideal grind pattern because it makes an aggressive but clean cut each time.

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Though I am a "lefty" and these saws are designed for right handed people, I've had no trouble using the saw with my right hand. I use my left hand to hold the straightedge down and my right hand to saw. As long as the saw is sharp, you won't need to apply much pressure to cut the veneers cleanly.

Made in Germany.


Sharpening Option
If you select this option, I will hand-sharpen both sides of the blade for a thin, true and laser-like cut. I absolutely guarantee that you will cut exceptional seams with this saw using the right technique. You can find more information regarding the sharpening process by clicking here.

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Bonus
Veneer saws purchased with "pre-sharpened" option will also receive a cotton drawstring storage bag.

Warning: This Tool Contains Sharp Edges
Safety should be your highest priority when working with this tool. It is your responsibility to use and handle this tool in a safe manner and in accordance with all safety policies in the work area. Wear appropriate safety equipment including eye protection while using this tool. Use of this tool is at your own risk. JWW Services Inc. doing business as VeneerSupplies.com disclaims all responsibility for any resulting damage, injury or expense.

 

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Why are the saws not sharpened from the factory?
The manufacturer says these are already sharp enough for cutting veneer. I completely disagree and that is why we offer them with our own hand sharpening.

Can I resharpen the blade?
If the teeth loose their points, the only way to sharpen it again is with a very fine mill file with a triangular profile. That is a tedious process so when my saw gets this way I just replace the blade.


Product Reviews

  1. Excellent Saw

    Review by Warren Griffin
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    This is a great tool. I have made a few test cuts before I embark on the real project and find that it makes a very clean, straight cut. I tried a razor knife, a rounded tip on the razor knife, and a router. Everything followed the grain enough to leave gaps between the veneer pieces. I could not get a tight fit.

    I probably could have followed your instructions for sharpening the saw, but the cost of having you sharpen it was well worth it. I am not sure I could have done as well.


  2. Amazing Customer Service

    Review by James Scott
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    Far beyond expectations. Joe sharpened this himself by hand. Not only is it a pleasure to do bushiness with these people, they offer some, if not the best products and customer service from any online dealer I have ever dealt with, and that says a lot when coming from me. With out Joe Woodworker and Veneer Supplies I wouldn't be doing what I do. They have made a whole world of new possibilities open up for me. Thanks for all your hard work.


  3. Great quality and value.

    Review by Alan Murzynowski
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    This is an excellent saw at an excellent price with the added bonus of being able to get it pre-sharpened you can't come close to matching at Amazon and other internet giants. Delivery and customer service are also top shelf at Veneer Supplies. Thank you.


  4. Best Veneer Saw Ever

    Review by Marty Hook
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    Excellent product. And quite a value since the box stores and other online retailers don't give you a personalized super sharpening service. Makes this saw cut thru veneer like no other saw I've used in the past.


  5. Quality Saw and Impressive Service!

    Review by Arnie Jew
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    Being recently introduced to veneer work I settled on purchasing this tool because of the excellent reviews and service. Now having received the saw, I completely understand why the 5 star ratings...it is of very good quality and extremely sharp. What was even more impressive was the customer service as Joe was very responsive to questions from me as a newbie...you'll never get that kind of service from any big online retailer!


  6. Sharp Saw

    Review by Seth Morgulas
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    Great veneer saw. Strongly recommend the sharpening service, makes for a great cut.


  7. Quality Sharpening and Good Service

    Review by Richard Sidwell
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    I was very happy with the quality of the sharpening on this veneer saw. While I had read on sharpening, seeing what a sharpened one looked like really helped put in perspective. This is a quality product and I haven't had issues with its use.


  8. Just what the doctor ordered!

    Review by Steve Wood
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    Super stoked to get this saw! I had it pre-sharpened and it came needle sharp. Fast shipping and great communication. Thank you for your services. I will be doing business with you again!


  9. Clean and Precise Cuts

    Review by Dominic Nepa
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    The tool was perfectly packaged with my order that arrived quickly. I paid the few extra dollars for Joe to sharpen the tool, worth every penny. My cuts were clean and precise for my starburst table. And with joints spanning over 4’ in each direction I was incredibly impressed with how well the tool works.

    Add it to your order!


  10. Wow... the edges are very sharp!

    Review by Paul Cowan
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    I have only good things to say about this tool. It was ordered on a Thursday morning and later that afternoon, a tracking number was emailed to me. Then it showed up at my door the next day. It was packed with paper surrounding the saw and there was a card on the saw reminding the user that the edges were sharp. Wow... the edges are very sharp! I ordered it with the pre-sharpen option and the teeth are like little razor blades. The clothe storage bag is a nice touch too.


  11. Review from Terrel, TX

    Review by Garret Haddock
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    I am new to veneer work and this saw works better then I could have imagined. I ordered it pre-sharpened and it came razor sharp. I ordered on a weeknight and it shipped by noon the next day. excellent customer service. I will definitely be ordering from here again.


  12. Review from Absecon, NJ

    Review by Tony Eldis
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    I recently placed an order with VeneerSupplies.com.
    The web site was user friendly and it was easy to find what I was looking for. Customer service was excellent, something that is missing from so many online sites. My order was filled quickly and I received it sooner than I thought. I will be ordering all my veneering supplies from Joe.


  13. Review from Broad Brook, CT

    Review by Albert S. Grant
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    I ordered the veneer saw sharpened and I'm glad I did. It has remained very sharp - no tear out problems. Delivery was prompt.


  14. Review from Bronx, NY

    Review by Rachel Lime
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    Joe with VeneerSupplies.com fulfilled our order promptly and with the utmost excellent service. The Two Cherries Veneer saws were received just as advertised and very quickly from them. I would highly recommend them as a source for your tooling and veneer requirements.


  15. Review from Woodbridge, VA

    Review by Martin Nordberg
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    I have used fancier/more expensive veneer saws, but the traditional offset handle and easily resharpened blade is a better choice. It was great to have it come pre-sharpened and working well.


  16. Review from Malvern, PA

    Review by Steve Scartozzi
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    Veneer saw arrived very quickly and extremely sharp.


  17. Review from Lafayette, IN

    Review by Richard Bartholomew
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    I ordered the pre-sharpened veneer saw and it made great cuts. Sharp, crisp and clean lines ready to join with the veneer joint tape. Thanks Joe


  18. Review from Crystal, Minnesota

    Review by Ryan S
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    I was having trouble with getting a clean cut on paper backed veneer using a router. This saw with Joe's pre-sharpened blade is amazing! Saving me a lot of time and keeps my workplace much cleaner. Highly recommended!


  19. Review from Bellevue, Washington

    Review by Benjamin Docherty
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    The people at Two Cherries could learn a thing or two about sharpening these saws. I ordered pre-sharpened veneer saw and a not-pre-sharpened replacement blade. The difference between the two is amazing. The pre-sharpened blade is so much faster and the edge of the veneer is cut perfectly. I dont think I could ask for a better tool than this one and the price here is hard to beat. I found this saw on Amazon (without pre-sharpening!!!) for the same price as the pre-sharpened saw here.


  20. Review from Northville, Michigan

    Review by Tristan Trafford
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    I ordered the Two-Cherries veneer saw with the sharpening option and some Super Soft veneer softener. I am very happy with my order and it was processed and shipped extremely fast. It came very well packed and protected. I am excited and can't wait to actually order some of the veneer on this site as it looks fantastic! In addition, the fact that this website has great information pertaining to veneering and other processes is a step above most other websites. Thanks again! Look forward to my next order!


  21. Review from Suprise Arizona

    Review by Tania G
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    The two cherries saw is a must have tool. I bought it pre-sharpened and it cannot get any sharper than that. I loved doing business with Joe. I'd definitely buy from this seller again.


  22. Razor Sharp

    Review by Joe K
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    Watch your fingers.. this thing is razor sharp. I chose the pre-sharpened saw option. It came in my starter pack. For my first attempt, I found it was not a good option for my thicker home made veneer. I made some 1/16" thick which required multiple passes. No problem and not the saw's fault. I know it will work great when I start doing standard 1/42" veneer. I've seen other saws for the same price and they don't have Joe's edge


  23. My joints are almost invisible now.

    Review by Luis T
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    I needed a precision tool to joint veneer and after reading all the comments and reviews decided to try it. Until now my main veneer cutting tool was a utility knife but the results were far from satisfactory.
    I order the knife pre-sharpened since I have never tried to set and sharpen this type of tool. Arrived fast and very well packed among the other supplies I ordered. First test cut was AMAZINGLY straight and clean! What a difference! My joints are almost invisible now. 100% recommended!


  24. Wiicked Sharp!

    Review by Jim T
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    This thing is wicked sharp! The upgraded sharpening you did on the stock saw blade elevates it from steak knife to scalpel.


  25. This Does the Job

    Review by John St. John
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    For more than two decades I would joint veneers with a router bit in various jigs. It was tedious and not very satisfactory. I was skeptical that a saw could give a clean edge, but this does the job. Properly taped seams are flawless. I can do multi-edged projects like four-way matches easily and with confidence. And yes, I had Joe do the sharpening.


  26. In order for a veneer saw to work good...

    Review by Matt P.
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    In order for a veneer saw to work good you have to have really good veneer and I will only purchase my veneer from Joe. Joe's veneer is 5 star all the way. By the way let him sharpen your saw he does a perfect job at it.
    Matt


  27. The Right Tools Definitely Make a Difference

    Review by Dave W
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    I'm brand new to veneering, and before I bought this saw I tried several other veneer cutting techniques - including a razor knife. The razor knife just followed the grain no matter how hard I tried, so I broke down and ordered this veneer saw. My first attempt using the veneer saw resulted in a perfect seam. The right tools definitely make a difference, and it's totally worth the small charge to receive the saw sharpened and ready to use.


  28. Add Me To The List!

    Review by Mark Brady
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    I'm another customer who is going to write about this veneer saw and Joe's incredible sharpening job.

    I bought this saw not thinking it would be much more than satisfactory. That was a huge mistake - this saw is wonderful. The sharpening job is first class and it cuts through veneer like a scalpel. I use it mostly on walnut burl that I lay up for bookmatching simple designs for table tops and it cuts like a Ginsu knife through a tomato.

    You wont be disappointed with this saw if you get it pre-sharpened. For the money, you just cant beat the quality of the saw and the hand sharpening process that Joe gives it.


  29. A must-have for veneering

    Review by Sheri P.
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    Have Joe sharpen it for you and you won't be disappointed. Gives very clean straignt cuts for your seams.


  30. Dangerously Sharp!

    Review by Cacy
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    I had Joe sharpen it... well worth the extra cost.


  31. Excellent Tool at an Excellent Price!

    Review by Paul E.
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    I recently tried a friend's Two Cherries veneer saw and was amazed. It had a much nicer action and a better cut than the veneer saw I own, and it was HALF the price I paid for mine! I am definitely adding one to my kit ASAP.


  32. Presharpened is the only way to go.

    Review by Bill H.
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    When the saw is SHARP, it works great, but it is NOT sharp as it comes from the factory. Take advantage of Joe's sharpening service. He does a great job and the price is right.


  33. Wow - Precision Cut From A Simple Hand Tool

    Review by Rod Roland
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    The Two Cherries veneer saw beats any other low-tech method for getting tight seams. I've never been more satisfied with a hand tool than I am with this saw. I ordered mine with the pre-sharpening option and right out of the bag, I could see that this was a tool worth that is worth the cost. I even bought another saw to give to a friend of mine who just got into veneering. He too was amazed.


  34. The Best Veneering Tool

    Review by Mike Doughty
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    This is the best veneering tool a person can use and do agree to get it sharpened. I make custom game boards and particularly chess boards and tight invisible seams are a must and this tool does deliver. I'm left handed and with a simple clamping jig to establish the strips in equal widths it's now possible to put the router away and work in a quieter and much cleaner environment. Thank you for a great tool and the service was unbelievable. Thanks again and I'll definitely be back for more saw blades.


  35. An Amazing Tool

    Review by Jack Gifford
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    I have been veneering speaker cabinets for years, and have always used a router to trim off the excess from a finished panel. Finally I bought a Two Cherries Veneer saw so that I could try splicing two pieces of veneer together. The saw works exactly as described, and is extremely useful for that purpose, but it is the best trimmer I have used for removing the excess overlap from the edge of a veneered panel. Simply back the veneer with a block of wood, and cut away. Beats a router every time.

    This saw should be in every woodworkers tool kit. Used properly, it is an amazing tool.


  36. The Pouch Is A Great Accessory

    Review by John V.
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    Get it pre-sharpened and you'll be doing perfect veneer seams instantly. The handy dandy pouch that it comes with is a great accessory.


  37. The Real Deal

    Review by Tim Rumbinas
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    For those that prefer a European style saw (as I do) this is the real deal. The correct tooth pattern makes a huge difference in the cut.

    Joe provides a good overview of sharpening here, but I've been following the advice given in the late Tage Frid's "Tage Frid Teaches Woodworking." Basically, file it like a saw -- sharpen it like a knife.

    The finest Nicholson saw file does a great job filing -- three or four strokes on each tooth (one can do this by eye), then hone the bevel edge like a knife. I use 1000, 4000, and 8000 grit water stones.

    Then -- and here's the big dividend -- polish the BACK of the blade on your finest stone. I use the 8000 grit waterstone, and apply pressure with a jointed block of scrap wood to keep the blade flat against the stone.

    The first time you flatten the back, you may need to go through a range of grits, but afterwards, the it should only need a few seconds on the fine stone.

    When you get this right, you're cuttin' pretty.

    (Comment by Joe: The pre-sharpened saws offered on the website are completed with a 4000 grit waterstone on the front and back.)


  38. Don't Forget Veneer Tape

    Review by Joann Trumel
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    Worth every penny! Combine this saw with some veneer tape and you'll be making sunbursts and quadmatches on any project you can think of. We got our order only a day after the order was placed and it was packed very well. We are truly satisfied and will be shopping here very often.


  39. This Saw Is Absolutely Incredible

    Review by Thom Garriths
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    I just wanted to post that this saw is absolutely incredible. I got the pre-sharpened version and I'm amazed by how sharp it is. Joe has one helluva good tool here and the price is outstanding. This same saw sells for $18 at most places ... and thats unsharpened.

    Great tool!!!!
    A+A+A+


  40. Laser Like Cut

    Review by Jason Andreasen
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    Just got my saw yesterday, but already have used it quite a bit to joint several sheets and rough trim veneer from the panels. I opted to order the saw pre-sharpened. I have no idea how it performs "un-sharpened", but when sharpened it truely does live up to the claim of "laser like cut". With a good straightedge and the aid of some veneer tape, for the first time I've achieved really great (dare I say "invisible") joints.



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