dovetail saw


dovetail saw

dovetail saw ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a backsaw for fine woodworking, as dovetailing.

Origin of dovetail saw First recorded in 1805–15 Examples from the Web for dovetail saw Historical Examples of dovetail saw

  • The dovetail-saw, Fig. 93, is a small back-saw for delicate work.

    Handwork in Wood

    William Noyes

  • Saw with a dovetail-saw on the mortise sides of these lines, chisel out the mortises and fit the parts together.

    Handwork in Wood

    William Noyes

  • British Dictionary definitions for dovetail saw dovetail saw noun

    1. building trades a saw similar to a tenon saw but of smaller size

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