verb (used with object), whip·sawed, whip·sawed or whip·sawn, whip·saw·ing.
verb (used without object), whip·sawed, whip·sawed or whip·sawn, whip·saw·ing.
Examples from the Web for whipsaw
The whipsaw can and does go up with almost as much speed as it goes down—recall the snap back from the lows of March of 2009.
It took nice work to whipsaw lumber and keep it true to the line.A Trip to California in 1853|Washington Bailey
Then the Indian brings over a whipsaw from the cabin at Surprise Lake and makes lumber enough for the box.Lost Face|Jack London
“Jake Block, the owner of Whipsaw,” Wallingford was pleased to inform him.
At the half, one of the three was dropping back, and Whipsaw slowly overtaking it.
Try as she would, she could not get them out, and then she remembered that Hastings kept a whipsaw in a shed close by.Masters of the Wheat-Lands|Harold Bindloss