The tools needed are a sharp ax, a crosscut saw, an inch auger, and a spade.
Hence we had brought a crosscut saw—a long one with two handles.
On Sunday mornings Hugh took a crosscut saw and cut the railroad ties into lengths that would go into the kitchen stove.
It did not surprise me that next day I had to forget my crosscut saw exercise.
I need exercise, and a session at the end of a crosscut saw would do me a world of good.
No objection was made, for setting a trap is easier work than dragging a crosscut saw through a maple log.
Mr. Goodsil and Mr. Vanater went back after more of the supplies, which included another good axe and a crosscut saw.
A time always comes when excuses and shifts fail, and at last there was nothing for it but to tackle the crosscut saw again.
The method of using a crosscut saw was for two men to take a stand opposite one another, with the log between.
I don't believe the stories they tell about two men cutting eight cords of wood in a day with a crosscut saw.