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[mass noun] The method or action of sawing timber tangential to the growth rings, so that the rings make angles of less than 45° with the faces of the boards produced.
- ‘As described, quarter sawing is more of an art than plain sawing.’
- ‘Plain sawing is the most common method of sawing and consequently most lumber is plain sawn.’
- ‘This process does not produce any more waste than plain sawing, but it does require some extra time to flip the quarters back and forth.’
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