Definition of ripsaw in English:

ripsaw

Syllabification: rip·saw
Pronunciation: /ˈripˌsô
 
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noun

  • A coarse saw for cutting wood along the grain.
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    • A ripsaw cuts on the forward stroke rather than the backstroke.
    • To safely use a ripsaw, draw a straight line on the wood member you are cutting, making sure that it is in approximately the same direction as the wood's grain.

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