Bahco Laplander Folding Saw

Test 03/2020

  • Bahco Laplander Folding Saw - front
  • Bahco Laplander Folding Saw - boxed
  • Bahco Laplander Folding Saw - cut
  • Bahco Laplander Folding Saw - detail
  • Bahco Laplander Folding Saw - detail2
  • Bahco Laplander Folding Saw - detail3
  • Bahco Laplander Folding Saw - saw
Test seal: Bahco Laplander Folding Saw, Rating 8.1

last modified: 23.03.2020, 19:42

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All rating criteria details:

Handling 30%
Cut quality 30%
Safety 20%
Workmanship 20%
Tested by: Jonas



The Laplander Folding Saw from Bahco is of high quality. The saw has an ergonomically shaped handle and a sharp saw blade. With the device, precise cuts can be made. Compared with the other products, it requires a medium amount of effort. The saw blade can only be firmly locked at an angle of inclination. The problem is that the lock only releases when you press very hard.


  • High-quality processing
  • Ergonomic handle
  • Sharp saw blade


  • Only one tilt angle
  • The locking device is difficult to release

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Good saw with a sharp blade and ergonomic handle.

General information

The Laplander Folding Saw from Bahco is delivered in simple packaging. There is no operating manual included in the delivery. With a total length of 40.0 cm, the blade is 18.0 cm long. The weight is 192 g.


The handle is mainly in olive green. The saw blade is covered with Teflon for protection.


When you hold the machine in your hand, you have the impression that the saw is of high quality. The impression is confirmed, the saw has a high grip and lies comfortably in the hand. A small disadvantage is that you have to press the button very firmly if you want to release the lock.

The hand saw from Bahco in use.
Hardwood is no problem for folding saw from Bahco.

The Bahco hand saw used.
For the test, we used the trunk of a beech tree.


With the Laplander Folding Saw folding saw from Bahco you can work precisely because of the sharp saw blade. However, the tree trunk cannot be sawn through by itself. Compared with the other products we have tested, it takes a medium amount of effort to cut through hardwood.


The safety lock locks when the saw blade is open or closed. Safe handling is guaranteed.

Special feature

The blades of the saw can be exchanged. Replacement blades can be found here.

We have evaluated about 150 reviews on the Internet. In summary, we can say that about 95 percent of the buyers are satisfied (4 stars) or even very satisfied (5 stars). At the time of evaluation, the average score was 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Summary: 95% positive and 0% negative ratings

The following points were positively noted:

  • Robustness
  • High-quality processing
  • Very sharp

Negative comments were made on the following points:

  • Saw does not engage
Manufacturer Bahco
EAN 7426956244214
Scope of delivery Folding saw
Quality impression Excellent
Packaging Simple
Additional warranty -
Quality of instructions -
Manual language -
Width 2 cm
Height 40 cm
Depth 3 cm
Weight 192 g
Material handle Plastic
Material blade Steel coated with Teflon
Cutting width 1 mm
Colour Olive green
Suitable for right- and left-handed users
Replaceable blade
Tilt angle 1
Saw blade length 18 cm
Interlocking XT gearing
Cut quality

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Where is the saw manufactured?
It is made in Sweden.
Does the saw lock in the two end positions?
Yes, the saw is completely extended and completely folded in and locked. This lock can only be released by pressing the push button on the side.


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