carpenter's saw

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Related to carpenter's saw: Skill saw
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Noun1.carpenter's saw - a saw used with one hand for cutting woodcarpenter's saw - a saw used with one hand for cutting wood
back saw, backsaw - a handsaw that is stiffened by metal reinforcement along the upper edge
compass saw - a handsaw with a narrow triangular blade for cutting curves
coping saw - a handsaw with a taut thin blade; used for cutting small curves in wood
crosscut handsaw, crosscut saw, cutoff saw - handsaw that cuts at right angles to the grain (or major axis)
keyhole saw - a handsaw with a long narrow blade for cutting short radius curves; similar to a compass saw
pruning saw - a handsaw used for pruning trees
ripsaw, splitsaw - a handsaw for cutting with the grain of the wood
saw - hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting
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So I went to work, and with a carpenter's saw I cut a spare topmast into three lengths, and added them to my raft, with a great deal of labour and pains.
Then Leonard, who arrived an hour earlier clad in a pair of shorts and naked from the waist up, suddenly appeared and bashed the head of Tony with a piece of wood causing him to fall on the floor where Leonard cut his body into seven pieces using a carpenter's saw. Afterwards, he mopped up the blood on the floor with plastic foam.
In addition to Christ the Master, who holds an orb and cross, the roll call goes as follows: St John, holding a cup; St Peter, key; St James the Greater, pilgrim's staff; St Andrew, saltire cross; St Simon Zelotes, carpenter's saw; St James the Less, fuller's bat; St Thomas, spear; St Matthew, carpenter's square; St Mathias, axe; St Bartholomew, flaying knife; St Philip, short cross; St Paul, sword; St Jude, processional cross.
Two more interesting additions to these performances are a Beat Boxing Solo as well as a performance by a 70-year old retired Colonel who will play Christmas Carols on his Accordion and the Carpenter's Saw.
In the capital's Choscal Hospital, surgeons were forced to buy a carpenter's saw in a local market to proceed with lifesaving amputations for its patients.
FRENZY: Lee Tullett was sentenced to four years for maiming neighbour; WEAPON: Tullett used carpenter's saw
It's a misnomer however, to think of these "skills" in the same way as one might think of learning to use a carpenter's saw or learning to speak another language, though Maisel suggests that even things like emotions and beliefs can be dealt with through creating positive habits, mental exercises, and repetition.