crosscut saw


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crosscut saw

[′krȯs‚kət ‚sȯ]
(design engineering)
A type of saw for cutting across the grain of the wood; designed with about eight teeth per inch.

crosscut saw

crosscut saw with details showing saw teeth
A saw adapted by its filing and setting to cut across the grain of wood rather than with the grain.
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Cut quality is usually not at the top of the list when thinking about a crosscut saw. But it is an important thing to consider: Is the cut we need from the crosscut saw a finished product or is it just a rough dimension?
Overall proportion Operation of responses Main machines Sawing 36 Bandsaw, table saw, radial arm saw, crosscut saw Profiling 16 Router, shaper, moulder Sanding 15 Belt sander, bench sander Drilling and jointing 13 Drill press Surfacing 10 Planer, jointer Edgebanding 5 Edgebander, trimmer Turning 3 Lathe Drying 2 Kiln Sorting 1 Pallet machine Table 2.--Percent of responding companies indicating use of machine technology by product group.
These short, crosscut saws feature a curved cutting edge on the bottom.
Sure, we'd still maintain the trails, but we'd do it--get this--with crosscut saws. (p.
William Sullivan reads from his book, "Cabin Fever: Notes From a Part-Time Pioneer," a chronicle of his 25 summers spent building a log cabin with his wife using not much more than an ax and a crosscut saw. A slide show will present favorite trails leading to shelters in Oregon and Europe.
I am one of the 100,000 or so people who have made a sawbuck after seeing Lanny Hall's plans in the November 1999 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS ("The Crosscut Saw: A Classic Design That Endured").
Then, teetering on the springboards, they whipped a crosscut saw back and forth as another crewman drove wedges into the cut to guide the tree's fall.
The inventory included all sorts of horse-drawn equipment, harvest equipment and self-propelled equipment, as well as a horse-powered crosscut saw. While there, Sonny spotted the steel Rosenthal 40 corn husker/shredder in a shed.
(8pm) FEZ + (7.20pm) The Gentle West + (6pm) Crosscut Saw + (5.20pm) Cherry Pickers Trio + (4pm) Brand New Analogues
To a homesteader "bleed off" is a much more sinister term, used if your thumb gets too close to your crosscut saw. On a farm or homestead there are hundreds off ways to bleed off--chances are you know of a few!
For example, no more than five part lengths are usually assigned to be cut simultaneously on a manually operated crosscut saw. Operators must attempt to determine the best combination of part lengths to most effectively utilize the available lumber length or to utilize the distance between defects.
He will also compete in the tree-topping event, which is similar to speed climbing except the racers carry a crosscut saw up the pole and have to slice a disc off a log that has been attached to the top of the pole.