from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In a sawmill, a device, operated by steam, placed at the bottom of the log-deck, which selects one log at a time from the mass of logs on the deck and delivers it to the saw-carriage.


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  • Down this the log rolls until stopped by a log-stop, or log-loader, Fig. 39,

    Handwork in Wood


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