World’s Largest Saw [Updated]

Clearly visible thanks to an enormous shadow, this huge saw in Tokyo looks to be attempting to cut the city in half. Unfortunately it seems that the person using it has gotten off to a slow start, and must have nipped off for some noodles and a bit of a sit down. From this ground-level photo you can see that this giant saw really is very big, but also that it’s actually a western-style plain-toothed Crosscut saw, and not a Japanese saw, or “nokogiri”. I wonder why? Update: Ron Vogel points out that this is actually “Saw, Sawing”,…

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