The Silky BigBoy 2000 is a folding Japanese Pull saw made for professional landscapers. It's compact when folded shut, sharp, and lightweight. It is perfect for stowing in a corner of a boat or truck or just stashed in a backpack for those times you need a saw.
Locking open with a reassuring and precision click, the blade is insanely sharp for a saw. A brief brush against it's teeth will draw blood and I am certain that it could inflect major damage to the unwary or careless. Being a pull saw, the blade seems thin to western eyes because it does not need the mass and strength to stay straight when cutting on the more tradiational "push". This makes the BigBoy lighter and able to cut with more precision. Perfect for procuring small cuttings for the garden or taking a log down to a smaller size for burning.
Behind the house we had a branch that overhung the yard. A good 8 inches or more in diameter, it was a danger to the house and anybody below it due to electrical company prunings on the opposite side of the tree. Rather than taking an axe or a chainsaw to it, I cut it down to smaller "bite sized" pieces with the BigBoy. It was a job that did not take long and produced little excess "waste" in the process.
I am sure the tree appreciated a clean cut over a hack job too, we will see come spring when the sap flows again.