Definition of saw set in English:

saw set


  • A tool for setting the teeth of a saw so that they point in alternate directions.

    • ‘Center a saw set over every other tooth and squeeze the handle.’
    • ‘There are sections that cover the function of a saw set and the identification of different types.’
    • ‘However, it is questionable how many gentlemen or other amateurs would find a use for the saw set, bickiron, bevel, or mortise chisel included in the larger kits, whose size and completeness were apparently selling points.’