Definition of saw set in English:

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saw set

Pronunciation: /sô set/


A tool for giving the teeth of a saw alternating sideways inclinations.
Example sentences
  • Center a saw set over every other tooth and squeeze the handle.
  • However, it is questionable how many gentlemen or other amateurs would find a use for the saw set, bickiron, bevel, or mortise chisel included in the larger kits, whose size and completeness were apparently selling points.
  • There are sections that cover the function of a saw set and the identification of different types.

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Syllabification: saw set

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