coping saw


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coping saw

coping saw

n.
A light handsaw with a slender blade stretched across a U-shaped frame, used for cutting designs in wood.

coping saw

n
(Tools) a handsaw with a U-shaped frame used for cutting curves in a material too thick for a fret saw

cop′ing saw`


n.
a saw used for cutting small curves in wood, consisting of a thin, light blade in a U-shaped frame with handle.

coping saw

- A saw with a very narrow blade stretched across a u-shaped frame—for cutting curves, with cope meaning "vault, arch."
See also related terms for vault.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coping saw - a handsaw with a taut thin bladecoping saw - a handsaw with a taut thin blade; used for cutting small curves in wood
carpenter's saw, hand saw, handsaw - a saw used with one hand for cutting wood
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If you're feeling ambitious, get yourself a coping saw too, but make sure you have extra blades as they snap easily.
Use a Dremel tool with a cutting bit, or try a fine-tooth coping saw or hacksaw blade and go very slowly.
If you don't have access to a bandsaw, use a coping saw, jigsaw or other handsaw with rasps to form the shape.
Tight curves, for example, are almost impossible to cut with a coping saw.
When I was a child, I would trace pictures of hunting dogs onto blocks of wood and cut them out with a coping saw.
Tools Smoothing plane Portable circular saw Tape measure and straight edge Combination square and pencil Coping saw (or electric jigsaw) Hammer Spoke shaves: round-bottom and flat-bottom Electric drill Drill bits: 2mm, 3mm, 5mm, countersink bits Utility knife and scissors Cork sanding block or electric sander Screwdriver (cross-headed or slotted) Here's how: Preparing the boards 1.
Sticks became rifles, and soon a borrowed coping saw helped me turn planks into imaginary machine guns and mortars.
Or, it makes no sense to ask a woodworker to make a rip cut using a coping saw when there are other tools (i.
That meant I had to buy a coping saw as Dad didn't have one.
Then you will always know where each one goes and where to find it whether it's a mop, a chisel, or a coping saw.
The Copemaster was created by Bill Shaw, company president, and his father-in-law, an industrial engineer, to eliminate the time-consuming process of using a coping saw to hand cut crown, base and chair rail mouldings.
Eifel recently used 3DView to facilitate the collaboration process and shorten design time in working with Power Corporation to design the PowerCope electric coping saw.