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#1 posted 02-07-2011 12:06 PM

I think it is called a beam saw. Before nail guns, lots of framers drove a 16d in 2 whacks. There was a general foreman whose dad was a carpenter before him. He said his dad told him they cut through a 2×4 in 4 strokes, I believe. Work wasn’t always so warm and fuzzy ;-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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