Resaw Re*saw" (r?-s?"), v. t. To saw again; specifically, to saw a balk, or a timber, which has already been squared, into dimension lumber, as joists, boards, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • Resaw — A Resaw is a large bandsaw optimized for cutting timber along the grain to reduce larger sections into smaller sections or veneers. Resawing veneers requires a wide blade commonly 2 to 3 (52 78 mm) with a small kerf to minimize waste. Resaw… …   Wikipedia

  • resaw — resawyer /ree saw yeuhr, soy euhr/, resawer, n. v. /ree saw /; n. /ree saw /, v., resawed, resawed or resawn, resawing, n. v.t. 1. to saw again. n. 2. Lumbering. a machine for cutting logs into lumber. [1910 15; RE + SAW1] * * * …   Universalium

  • resaw — verb To saw again or anew …   Wiktionary

  • resaw — re·saw …   English syllables

  • resaw — re•saw′ v. t. sawed, sawed or sawn, saw•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • resaw — I. (ˈ)rē+ transitive verb Etymology: re + saw : to saw over again; specifically : to saw into boards or dimension lumber II. ˈrē+ˌ ,  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ noun : a machine for resawing lumber compare headsaw …   Useful english dictionary

  • Band saw — A band saw uses a blade consisting of a band of toothed metal, and may be powered by wind, water, steam, electrical motor or animal power. The band rides on two wheels rotating in the same plane. Band saws can be used for woodworking, metal… …   Wikipedia

  • resawyer — “+ noun Etymology: from resaw (I), after English saw : sawyer : one that resaws something; especially : an operator of a resaw …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lumber — Timber redirects here. For other uses, see Timber (disambiguation). Timber in storage for later processing at a sawmill …   Wikipedia

  • Circular saw — This miter saw uses a circular saw mounted to cut at an angle Buzzsaw redirects here. For other uses, see Buzzsaw (disambiguation). The circular saw is a machine using a toothed metal cutting disc or blade. The term is also loosely used for the… …   Wikipedia

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