flat cutting

ripsawing, flat cutting, ripping

Sawing lumber parallel to the grain direction.
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When cutting the fabric, place it on a flat cutting surface, ensuring it isn't hanging off the edge and pulling.
A table saw has a flat cutting surface, with the circular saw blade extending up through a slot.
On other occasions, Regan was seen in his flat cutting up substances and weighing them.
When London merchant-decorator Jerom Johnson announced his intention to 'retire into the country' in 1756, the list of his tools advertised for sale included both 'Lapidary Benches', used for flat cutting, and 'Scalloper's Mills'.
Secondary finishing operations include sheeting, flat cutting, punching, laminating, forming, die cutting and assembly.
It was the same with men skilled at the art of wedge, rheontour and flat cutting.