Circular saws

United Kingdom, 1951

Film
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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.

Credits

Duration

00:13:01:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1951

Appears in

Woodworking machinery series

Group of items

Woodworking machinery series

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323184

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Machinery

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Tools - Safety measures

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Woodwork

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Machinery

Crafts & Visual Arts → Tools - Safety measures

Crafts & Visual Arts → Woodwork

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Saws

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Tools - Safety measures

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Tools - Safety measures

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Woodwork

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Machinery

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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