verb (used with object)
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Cut your kerf on the side toward the landing place, let the notch go half-way or a trifle more through the trunk.The Book of Camp-Lore and Woodcraft|Dan Beard
When the first kerf is finished begin another one on the opposite side of the tree a little higher than the first one (Fig. 114).Shelters, Shacks and Shanties|D.C. Beard
Two pieces of wood are glued one on the top of the other, the required angle is transferred thereto, and the saw kerf made.Woodwork Joints|William Fairham
The first chips that flew were ten inches long, but they quickly dwindled as the kerf sank in.
The butt-kerf was two-thirds through the tree when Yan called "One minute up."