| Ancient Egyptian flint saw, c 3000 BC.
Credit:Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Plaster replica of an early flint saw found in Egypt, one of the earliest examples of a saw. Woodworking as a decorative craft began in Egypt around 3000 BC and Egyptian carpenters manufactured many wooden items to be buried in the tombs of the dead.
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