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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

    Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
    Architecture Puzzler #543

    Question

    What is the fundamental difference between a Japanese handsaw and a typical American handsaw?

    Answer

    The Japanese saw cuts on the pull stroke while the American saw cuts on the push stroke.
     


     

    Okay, got it? Now try this week's Puzzler:

    http://www.ArchitectureWeek.com/quiz.html


     

    Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2012, Dave Guadagni.

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    ArchWeek Image

    A handsaw sculpture stands outside the Tokyo International Exhibition Center in Tokyo, Japan.
    Photo: Masashi Furukawa

     
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