quartersaw

quartersaw
quartersaw [kwôrt′ər sô΄ ]
vt.
quartersawed, quartersawed or [Chiefly Brit.] Brit. quartersawn, quartersawing
to saw (a log) into quarters lengthwise and then into boards, in order to show the grain of the wood to advantage; also, to produce (boards) in this way

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