Tajima GK-G240 Contractor Foldable G-Saw

Test 03/2020

  • Tajima GK-G240 Contractor Foldable G-Saw - front
  • Tajima GK-G240 Contractor Foldable G-Saw - boxed
  • Tajima GK-G240 Contractor Foldable G-Saw - cut
  • Tajima GK-G240 Contractor Foldable G-Saw - detail
  • Tajima GK-G240 Contractor Foldable G-Saw - detail2
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  • Tajima GK-G240 Contractor Foldable G-Saw - saw
  • Tajima GK-G240 Contractor Foldable G-Saw - tajima
Test seal: Tajima GK-G240 Contractor Foldable G-Saw, Rating 9.3

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 GK-G240 Contractor Foldable G-Saw from Tajima is of high-quality workmanship. The saw lies very well in the hand and has a high grip. Furthermore, it convinces with a sharp saw blade, with which precise cuts can be made without much effort. The blade can be firmly locked at two different angles of inclination.


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


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General information

The GKG240 from Tajima is delivered in an illustrated package with a short instruction manual. With a total length of 50.0 cm, the blade is 24.5 cm long. The saw also weighs 279 g.

The Hand Saw of Tajima.
When folded out, the saw can be firmly locked at two angles of inclination.


The handle is mainly black. The blade is classic in silver.


The folding saw makes a high-quality processed impression. This is also reflected in the ergonomics of the handle. The saw lies very comfortably in the hand.

The hand saw from Tajima in use.
Because of the sharp saw blade, you can easily cut through hardwood with this saw.

The hand saw of Tajima in action.
For the test, we used the trunk of a beech tree.


The folding saw has a very sharp saw blade with which you can make precise cuts through hard and soft wood without much effort.


The saw can be mounted at two different angles of inclination. In each position, the blade is firmly locked and safe handling is guaranteed.

We have evaluated about 250 customer reviews on the Internet. In summary, we can say that about 90 percent of the buyers are satisfied (4 stars) or even very satisfied (5 stars). Partially (2 stars) or completely dissatisfied are about 5 percent of the users. The average score at the time of the evaluation was 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Summary: 90% positive and 5% negative ratings

The following points were positively noted:

  • Ergonomic handle
  • Good handling

Negative comments were made on the following points:

  • Saw blade broken
Manufacturer Tajima
EAN 4975364015891
Scope of delivery Foldable G-Saw
Quality impression Excellent
Packaging Operating instructions are on the illustrated packaging
Additional warranty -
Quality of instructions Good
Manual language GER, GB, FR, ES, IT
Width 1 cm
Height 50 cm
Depth 4 cm
Weight 279 g
Material handle Elastomer
Material blade Steel
Cutting width 1 mm
Colour Black
Suitable for right- and left-handed users
Replaceable blade
Tilt angle 2
Saw blade length 24.5 cm
Interlocking 3-fold sharpened, impulse hardened serration
Cut quality

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How do you like this product?


Does the saw only cut in tension or in both directions?
The saw saws in both directions, of course, but you should only use force when pulling.
Is this saw also suitable for rough wet wood?
Yes, it is.
What is the purpose of the coating?
The coating prevents the adhesion of resin, improves the sliding properties and also protects against rust.


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