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

Bow Saw is a common technology in Age of Mythology that can be researched once the Classical Age is reached. It increases the worker units' wood gather rate and carry capacity. Carpenters is the further upgrade of this technology.


  • +10% Wood gather rate for non-Egyptian workers.
  • +11% Wood gather rate for Egyptian workers.
  • +50% Wood carry capacity for non-Atlantean workers.


Following the discovery of bronze and iron metalworking, the invention of the saw was a further critical technology breakthrough. Saws greatly reduced waste when felling trees and preparing wood for building, and simultaneously increased worker productivity in gathering.
Common wood technologies
Hand Axe | Bow Saw | Carpenters