rift saw

rift saw
noun
Etymology: rift (II) + saw
: a saw for rifting timber (as into boards and laths); especially : a circular saw having four or more toothed projecting arms for sawing cants into flooring strips

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a saw used for cutting wood radially from a log.
[1905-10]

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rift saw,
a saw for making boards, laths, and other long strips.

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