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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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?
These devices utilized a frame-guided reciprocating crosscut saw driven by a shaft mounted eccentric--essentially mimicking the motion human sawyers had employed for decades prior.
I was so impressed that after I'd finished trimming out the logs I took the crosscut saw out to the wood lot and sawed some firewood just for the fun of it.
If you replaced a crosscut saw with a chainsaw, it was a wonderful thing," Nyle says.
For example, no more than five part lengths are usually assigned to be cut simultaneously on a manually operated crosscut saw.
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.
Also a two-person crosscut saw and a sharpening kit as a backup, because you may want clues about your wood pile to remain quiet as cured firewood is one of the first things to run out.
During the 1940s, before I'd reached my 10th birthday, Dad cut most of the fallen trees with a crosscut saw and axe.
Box 120783, New Brighton, MN 55112; and Crosscut Saw Company, P.
One countrysider made a detailed analysis of this by comparing the time required to cut a cord of firewood with a crosscut saw with the time spent doing it with a chain saw.
With the open pollinated seeds, the crosscut saw, scythe, smoke house, the fruit cupboard, potato and apple bins, the spring house, the milk cow, the hogs, chickens, sheep, beef cattle and a good dose of American ingenuity, we'll have plenty for a quality life, plenty to share and plenty to barter with.
offers its new Model DMC70 Mitre Max, a fixed 45[degrees] double miter crosscut saw.