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" This simple and wasteful manner of making hoards has been still continued in some places to the present time. Peter the Great of Russia endeavoured to put a stop to it, by forbidding hewn deals to be transported on the river Neva. The saw, however, though... "
The Book of English Trades: And Library of the Useful Arts : with Seventy ... - Page 327
1818 - 422 pages
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The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences

William Nicholson - 1809
...early periods, tlie trunks of trees were split with wedges into as many and as thin pieces as possible, and if it were necessary to have them still thinner, they were hewn on both sides to the proper size. This simple and wasteful manner of making boards has been still continued in some...
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A History of Inventions and Discoveries, Volume 1

Johann Beckmann, William Johnston (M. A.) - Inventions - 1814
...trunks of trees were split with wedges into as many and as thin pieces as possible ;f and if it was necessary to have them still thinner, they were hewn on both sides to the proper size. This simple and wasteful manner of making boards has been still continued to the...
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A history of inventions and discoveries, tr. by W. Johnston. Vol. 1-3; 4, 2nd ed

Johann Beckmann, William Johnston (translator.) - 1817
...trunks of trees were split with wedges into as many and as thin pieces as possible jf and if it was necessary to have them still thinner, they were hewn on both sides to the proper size. This simple and wasteful manner of making boards has been still continued to the...
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The book of English trades, and library of the useful arts

Book - Industrial arts - 1818 - 444 pages
...branches, cleanliness, wi/ich is no small requisite in the mechanical arts, is a principal one. THE SAWYER Is a person who cuts the trunks of trees of various...useful instruments in the mechanic arts ever invented. Amoug the Greeks, the inventor has been enrolled in their mythology with a place among the gods, and...
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British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 11

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1821
...early periods, the trunks of trees were split with wedges into as many and as thin pieces as possible, and if it were necessary to have them still thinner, they were hewn on both sides to the proper size. This simple and wasteful manner of making hoards has been still continued in some...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 11

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1821
...early periods, the trunks of trees were split with wedges into as many and - thin pieces as possible, and if it were necessary to have them still thinner, they were hewn on both sides to the proper *ize. This simple and wasteful manner of making boards has been still continued in some...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 1

Sholto Percy - Industrial arts - 1825
...trunks of trees were split, with wedges, into as many and thin pieces as possible ; and when it was necessary to have them still thinner, they Were hewn on both sides to the proper size. This simple yet wasteful manner of making boards has been continued in Russia to...
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The Holy Bible: According to the Authorized Version, Containing ..., Volume 2

Bible - 1837
...of trees were split with wedges inta as many and as thin pieces as possible ; and if it Ģii found necessary to have them still thinner, they were hewn on both sides to the proper size." This simple but "fitful process has continued in use down to a rather recent period,...
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A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins, Volume 1

Johann Beckmann - Inventions - 1846
...trunks of trees were split with wedges into as many and as thin pieces as possible 1 ; and if it was necessary to have them still thinner, they were hewn on both sides to the proper size. This simple and wasteful manner of making boards has been still continued to the...
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Peter Parley's Illustrations of Commerce

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Commercial products - 1849 - 152 pages
...the trunks of trees were split with wedges into as many and as thin pieces as possible, and if it was necessary to have them still thinner, they were hewn on both sides to the proper size. This simple and wasteful manner of making boards has been still continued in some...
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