Not your traditional dovetail saw. This dovetail saw was n experiment that worked out very well. It has a hard maple back instead of steel, brass or bronze. It is made with 16 teeth per inch. It is 15" long overall with 10" of teeth and 2 3/8 depth of cut. The handle is black walnut. The dovetail saw is finished with steel pins in the back and steel saw bolts. This is custommade, so you can order yours made the way you want from the wood you want, carved ornately or plain. With a wood back, folded steel back or slit brass back. Great tool to show off your dovetail cutting skills. Laser engraving is available.