Drag tooth cross cut saw at the Howick Historical Village.; Flett, Kate; 16 July...

Name/Title

Drag tooth cross cut saw at the Howick Historical Village.

About this object

Drag tooth cross cut saw at the Howick Historical Village.

Place Made

Pakuranga, Auckland

Maker

Flett, Kate

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

16 July 1984

Measurements

17 x 12

Subject and Association Description

Crosscut saws or Pit Saws used mainly on Kauri trees in the Mangawhai Area. The teeth, of the saw, are named as Kauri Drag tooth pattern. The teeth are slanted, half in one direction, half in the other, the purpose being to allow both men the same amount of effort on each stroke.

Subject and Association Keywords

Tools

Subject and Association Keywords

Cross cut saw

Subject and Association Keywords

Saws

Object Type

Photographic print

Object number

P2020.18.02

Copyright Licence  

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