tenon saw

  1. a small fine-toothed saw with a strong back, used esp for cutting tenons

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How to use tenon saw in a sentence

  • The tenon-saw is made of a thin plate of steel, and has a stiff brass back, to keep it from bending.

    Natural History | Anonymous
  • Lay out the tenons on the ends of the rails as shown in the sketch and cut with a tenon saw and chisel.

    Mission Furniture | H. H. Windsor
  • Saw off triangular pieces of wood to form the bow, cut out the stern with the tenon saw and chisel.

    Toy-Making in School and Home | Ruby Kathleen Polkinghorne and Mabel Irene Rutherford Polkinghorne
  • The sawing-in is done with a broad saw; the so-called "tenon saw" being the one most generally used.