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A coarse-toothed saw used for cutting wood along the grain.


(Tools) a handsaw for cutting along the grain of timber



n., v. -sawed, -sawed -sawn, -saw•ing. n.
1. a saw for cutting wood with the grain.
2. to saw (wood) in such a manner.
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Noun1.ripsaw - a handsaw for cutting with the grain of the woodripsaw - a handsaw for cutting with the grain of the wood
carpenter's saw, hand saw, handsaw - a saw used with one hand for cutting wood
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New England Casket also uses Weinig moulders, Kenwood ripsaws, a Stiles ripsaw with Cameron automation for rough milling and a computerized CNC router from C.
Raimann ripsaws work in conjunction with a ControlLogix scanner for optimizing defects and detection.
Ripsaws covered in wood dust can result in chips recycling through the cutting chamber, leading to poor cut quality.
I set it up as a dedicated ripsaw, and now if I need one more piece, my ripsaws right there.
Ripsaws studied during data collection were of two basic machinery classifications: circle gang saws and multiple band saws.
An integrated manufacturing management system, the cell includes: two Weinig Powermat 1000 HSK moulders, a Rondamat grinder, RaimannValu Rip KM and KR ripsaws, and the Ultimizer Ulti-Vision four-sided scanning system.
Products: Mereen-Johnson has been setting the standard for the woodworking industry since 1905 and manufactures a complete line of fixed arbor and movable blade ripsaws, single- and double-end tenoners (1-8 stations), panel sizing equipment, dovetailers, engineered materials processing equipment, and complete rough mill material handling systems.
Multiple gang ripsaws followed by multiple optimizing crosscut saws, if the same parts sizes are cut on each machine, would also be accurately modeled by the assumed batch processing of parts.
introduces the new Versa Mount Blade for gang ripsaws.
Newman manufactures a variety of equipment including surfacers, planers, ripsaws and presses.
Only if the software can be forced to adhere to inferior strip solutions produced by actual ripsaws is the program a valid representation of the real world.
Products: SCM Group is a leading manufacturer of moulders, tenoners, gang ripsaws, wide-belt sanders, 3, 4 and 5-axis CNC routers, panel processing and classical machines for solid wood processing.