fretsaw


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fret saw

or fret·saw (frĕt′sô′)
n.
A long, narrow-bladed saw with fine teeth, used in making curved cuts in thin wood or metal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fretsaw - fine-toothed power saw with a narrow bladefretsaw - fine-toothed power saw with a narrow blade; used to cut curved outlines
power saw, sawing machine, saw - a power tool for cutting wood
Translations

fretsaw

[ˈfretsɔː] Nsierra f de calar or de marquetería

fretsaw

[ˈfrɛtˌsɔː] nsega da traforo
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FIENNES FACT In pain after sustaining frost bite in the fingertips of his left hand on a walk to the North Pole in 2000 he ignored surgeon's advice to let some tissue regrow and cut them off himself with a fretsaw
So T made a wee sledge out of cardboard, and then a wooden one, with a borrowed fretsaw and a bent blade .
On my way I passed a large room and witnessed an elderly woman dressed in a flowing sari pedaling a pedal fretsaw, with no wood in sight and not even a blade in the saw.
But not a fretsaw set in sight, "the essential present for every boy".
IN 1760, John Spilsbury, apprenticed to a map maker and engraver in Worcester, set about mounting maps of England on to sheets of thin wood and then cutting around the county boundaries with a fretsaw.