Butcher saws make cutting through large slabs of raw meat just a bit easier - and a lot safer! A butcher saw, or meat saw, looks a lot like a hand saw used in woodworking. A butcher saw features a tension-controlled blade with a sharp serrated edge. Butcher saw have handles designed for comfort when cutting through tough pieces of meat. When choosing a meat saw, consider blade length. Larger cuts of meat will require longer butcher saw blades.