To saw again; specifically, to saw a balk, or a timber, which has already been squared, into dimension lumber, as joists, boards, etc.
Re-cutting dressed lumber to produce two or more thinner pieces.
Ripping lumber into narrower pieces.
The secondary process, (after the headrig, and primary cut is made), the cant moves down-line to a resaw to be cut into predetermined sizes.
1. To saw a piece of lumber along its horizontal axis. 2. A band saw that performs such an operation.
To make a rip cut from each side of an object that is too large to be completely cut from one end.