Episode of Series “Woodworking machinery series”.
The film starts with a short description of a saw bench and stresses the point that saws must be kept sharp. Machine sharpening is demonstrated, followed by hand sharpening and setting. Special types of saws, inserted tooth saw, swage saw and novelty tooth saw, are described. After sharpening, the rip saw is replaced on its spindle and packing inserted. Safety precautions saw guard, riving knife and push stick, are shown. A cross-cut saw is demonstrated. Adjustment for angle cutting, use of trenching heads for cutting housings.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)