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This article is about the technology in Age of Empires II. For the technology in Age of Mythology, see Bow Saw (Age of Mythology).

Bow Saw is a technology in Age of Empires II that can be researched at the Lumber Camp once the Castle Age is reached. Once researched, it allows Villagers to gather wood 20% faster.

Two-Man Saw is the further upgrade of this technology.

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The bow saw had a rounded handle like a bow with the saw blade connecting the bow ends. The bow saw was a more precise tool than previous saws. Woodcutters using it got more usable wood from each tree by reducing waste.