verb (used with object), rip·sawed, rip·sawed or rip·sawn, rip·saw·ing.
Examples from the Web for rip-saw
But you will often have need of a rip-saw, back-saw, and bracket-saw.The Boy Craftsman|A. Neely Hall
The teeth are like those of a rip-saw, so that they are quite likely to tear the wood in cutting across the grain.Handwork in Wood|William Noyes
Then he took the ax and the rip-saw and made for a bunch of trees higher up the hill.Colorado Jim|George Goodchild
Chub Flannagan wanted to start a new paper called the Rip-Saw.Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher|Eleanor Gates
Square with the deck, the curve should be worked out with rip-saw and spokeshave.Manual Training Toys for the Boy's Workshop|Harris W. Moore