To keep your tree fresh you should make a fresh cut on the stump when your tree arrives. Save your favorite bread knife from this chore. These small bow saws are handy, easy to use and store. Metal blade with plastic safety cover. Can be kept to use time and time again for many chores after the holiday season! Please note this saw may only be purchased at our cost when you order a tree or wreath and we will include it in the same shipping box.