Traditional Folded Sawbacksthat prevent kinking your plate and allows you to retention your tooth line at will. Static backs and friction-fit backs keep production costs down but don't begin to compare to the survivability of a traditional folded sawback.
Hammer-set tooth linethat precisely locks in a kerf width most appropriate to the plate gauge, a hugely underrated facet of a properly-tuned saw.
Legendary sharpening excellence:cut with a Bad Axe for the first time and compare it with anything else. Go ahead--we don't mind the competition. Just make sure you cut into a section of quality hardwood, like quartersawn white oak. Anything will plow through pine.
We refuse to rest on our laurels. We consistently earn top ratings from the woodworking magazines, but our philosophy is we're only as good as the last saw that ships through our doors.