Genki Temagari

The Genki Temagari 500 is a very traditional heavy duty Japanese pruning saw. It is one of the longest and most aggressive hand saws on the market with between just 3 and 5 teeth per 30mm. It has extra-large non set teeth and as such it is suitable for heavier pruning tasks. Temagari is the Japanese word for the traditional 'whale shape' of this saw.

The Genki Temagari has a 500mm blade.

The saw comes with a comfortable sure-grip rubber handle and a custom nylon shoulder bag with Velcro fasteners and a pocket for spare blades.

The saws are designed to have replacement blades and all other parts are also available. Genki Temagari blades can also be re-sharpened for longer life.

Silky Saws are traditional Japanese pruning saws and as such are designed to cut on the pull stroke. The blade will be under tension on the cutting stroke and will not be able to bow.

Let the saw do the work.

Never force the blade on the push stroke as you will be pushing against the direction of the teeth. Carefully take the pressure off the blade in order to release the saw.

Generally you should experience fewer vibrations and use less effort enabling longer work and improved productivity.

The saw should be cleaned of any debris/dirt. Ideally the blade should be cleaned with a solvent being careful to keep it away from the handle - this will help prolong its useful life. Store away from moisture.

Temagari blades can be re-sharpened for longer life.

WARNING. NEVER CUT DIRECTLY ABOVE YOUR HEAD. Always consider where the falling branches will land on the ground. We strongly recommend the use of protective hard hats and glasses.

WARNING. Silky Saws are extremely sharp so please be careful when using and keep away from children.

MANUFACTURER WARNING. Incorrect use of a Silky Saw may cause injury. Silky, its affiliates, subsidiaries, importers, distributors and dealers are not responsible for and shall not be liable for any fatality, injury, loss, or damage resulting from the use of its products.

Silky Saws are manufactured from SK-4 carbon steel and cut out by a laser. The teeth are designed with no set which means they are formed inside the width of the blade - this reduces friction and enables a cleaner, faster and easier cut. Many other saws have teeth formed to project outside the width of the blade requiring much greater effort when sawing.

The Genki Temagari utilises Silky’s proprietary 4-Retsume teeth technology which literally means ‘4 rows of teeth.’ As a result the teeth are set in such a way that there appears to be 4 rows of them which leads to faster, easier pruning.

The blades are also chrome plated which helps protect against rust and sap as well as providing additional strength. This helps extend the life of the blade.

Almost all Silky saws are fitted with a specially designed rubber 'Gom' handle which reduces vibration and improves grip, reducing the danger of slipping in wet conditions.

Part No. Blade Length (mm) Teeth Per 30mm Weight (g)
550-50 500 3-5 785


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