Band saw



a saw consisting of an endless toothed steel band passing over two wheels.
Historical Examples

There is a band saw to the south of the work bench also against the west wall of the garage.
Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

The advantage of the band saw lies in that it may be run at high velocity, may be made thin, and its cutting action is continuous.
Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II Joshua Rose

This is where it was on November 22d and one end is how many inches from the base of the band saw, Mr. Howlett?
Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

No. 13 shows a wheel built in segments which is then cut out on the band saw to resemble a standard spoke wheel.
Advanced Toy Making for Schools David M. Mitchell

The blanket was lying approximately here from about here—in front of the work bench, halfway to the band saw.
Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

The distance from the south edge of the bench to the north edge of the band saw is what, John Joe?
Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

The tide of the chase swept on with irresistible fury, and not one of all the band saw that the man who had fallen did not rise.
The Buffalo Runners R.M. Ballantyne

The thickness at the centre was then reduced to three-eighths of an inch by cutting out circular segments with a band saw.
The Mechanical Properties of Wood Samuel J. Record

Saw on the lines with cross cut saw, unless a mill is handy, when it can be done more accurately with a circular or band saw.
Carpentry and Woodwork Edwin W. Foster

noun
a power-operated saw consisting of an endless toothed metal band running over and driven by two wheels

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