scroll saw

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scroll saw

n.
A hand or power saw with a narrow ribbonlike blade for cutting curved or irregular shapes.

scroll saw

n
(Tools) a saw with a narrow blade for cutting intricate ornamental curves in wood

scroll′ saw`


n.
a narrow saw mounted vertically in a frame and operated with an up-and-down motion, used for cutting curved ornamental designs.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scroll saw - fine-toothed power saw with a narrow bladescroll saw - fine-toothed power saw with a narrow blade; used to cut curved outlines
power saw, sawing machine, saw - a power tool for cutting wood
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scroll saw

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Carl enjoyed scrollsaw woodworking, fishing, and vegetable gardening.
In the first "Camera Eye" of the novel, the narrator recalls family folklore: the "creak of rockers on the porch of the scrollsaw cottage and uncles' voices pokerface stories told sideways out of the big mouth (from Missouri who took no rubber nickels)" (24).
Examples include scrollsaw cutting, wood burning/branding, decorative etching, inlay engraving, marquetry and veneer cutting.