Drag saw


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Drag saw

A saw that used a heavy blade much like that of a crosscut saw but, instead of being powered by a person at each end of the saw, it was driven by an engine. Such saws were sometimes called Log saws.
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David Stewart was just looking for a project when he bought an antique drag saw with a 4 hp Wade gasoline engine.
The two part post-dinner drag saw Pauline Fowler die alone in the snow after a bitch-slap from squintyfaced Sonia via a wee dunt on the noggin from old Lou Beale's family heirloom fruit bowl.
His 6 hp Canadian-built Fairbanks-Morse spent its life running a drag saw.
A typical Vermont winter scene decades ago, sawing wood with a horse-powered drag saw.
the Ottawa drag saw was known for being both technologically innovative and versatile.
But with a drag saw, they said you could cut six cords a day.
plans are underway for a museum to house the group's drag saw collection.
The lineup includes a buzz saw, drag saw, grist mill, tank wagon and a 1/3-scale 1922 Case stationary baler he uses to produce tiny hay bales for seasonal decor.
who note that it may have been produced for a tractor saw instead of a portable drag saw.
A retired mechanic, Ted has restored a Hero Friction-Feed Drag Saw manufactured by the Appleton Manufacturing Co.
For the farmer, the early powered drag saw option more than likely was horse-powered or, in rare cases, steam-powered, although both systems were cumbersome to set up, not very portable and expensive.
Charlie Coughenour's 83-year-old Witte drag saw cranks on the third stroke every time, and it's all original right down to the battery box - except for the spark plug.