resaw

[v. ree-saw; n. ree-saw]
verb (used with object), resawed, resawed or resawn, resawing.
1.
to saw again.
noun
2.
Lumbering. a machine for cutting logs into lumber.

Origin:
1910–15; re- + saw1

resawyer [ree-saw-yer, -soi-er] , resawer, noun
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For large hardwood logs a band resaw would be a preferable machine for the secondary breakdown.
Resaw or grind any joint having an insufficient opening.
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