Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To saw again or anew.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To saw again; specifically, to saw a balk, or a timber, which has already been squared, into dimension lumber, as joists, boards, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A resawing-machine using circular or band-saws; also, any circular saw used in a resawing-machine of this kind.

Etymologies

re- +‎ saw (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I just resaw that PBS George Gershwin documentary and relearned that he had applied for a place at the foot of Nadia Boulanger and she, that bitch, turned him down.

    Whatever Happened to "Classical" Music? Part II

  • If it progressed too fast, I would envision a bad cut on a board and resaw it.

    Moe, Thomas N.

  • The resaw was to take a plank twice as thick and make two out of it.

    Oral History Interview with Orlin P. Shuping, June 15, 1975. Interview H-0290. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • This machine is used to move cants, timber, or lumber from live rollers to gangs, band resaw mills, or elsewhere.

    Handwork in Wood

  • But he resaw the glorious hump of the Gable (he had never visited the Lake District since), and the mouse-gray depths of Wastwater under the Screes; he could resmell the washed air after heavy rain, and refollow the ribbon of the pass across to Sty Head.

    Goodbye, Mr Chips

  • Soon a rush of blood mounted to her face, making her dizzy; her perfect health, the ardent feelings of her youth, seemed to gallop like runaway colts, and she resaw herself, proud and passionate, in all the reality of her unknown origin.

    The Dream

  • Being able to easily resaw a veneer as thin as the one seen here is pretty startling!

    Stu's Shed

  • Trees cut in that 'window' are much less susceptible to blue stains, and cutting in October gives the most time to resaw the wood and get it dry before the summer heat causes problems.

    Mandolin Cafe News

  • The bandsaw itself is from the 1850s - 1890s, and it is 40″ (the wheel diameter), which gives it a massive throat, and it has a significant resaw capacity.

    Stu's Shed

  • He grew up across the water from Victoria on the Olympic Peninsula and spent time playing in the forests and later working summer jobs in mills, doing "everything from off bearing a head saw, which is incredible dangerous, noisy work; feeding the hog the big slams of bark that they didn't want to use in those days so they all went into the chipper; to straightening out the enormous timbers that came off the headsaw so that they could be sorted and sent back to the resaw and then that whole chain fed the green chain."

    TheTyee.ca

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