Quartersaw definitions

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To saw (a log) into quarters lengthwise along its axis.
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To saw (a log) into quarters lengthwise and then into boards, in order to show the grain of the wood to advantage; also, to produce (boards) in this way.
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(woodworking) Cut radially (towards the heart of the log), at right angles to the growth rings, for stability or the production of decorative patterns.
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Origin of quartersaw