Sentence Examples with the word sawn

Numerous smaller canals bring Ottawa into connexion with Lake Champlain and the Hudson river via Montreal; by this route the logs and sawn lumber of Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick find their destination.

The rock on the surface is as hard as flint, but underneath it gradually softens and furnishes an admirable stone for building which can be sawn into blocks of any size, hardening on exposure to the atmosphere.

Of furniture, and high prices are often given for the gnarled and knotted portions of slowly-grown trees, to be sawn into veneers.

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Throughout the Ukraine the Polish gentry were hunted down, flayed and burnt alive, blinded and sawn asunder.

The larger trees are sawn up into planks and battens, much used for the purposes of the builder, especially for flooring, joists and rafters.

Throughout the Ukraine the gentry were hunted down, flayed, burnt, blinded and sawn asunder.

The log is first cut into quarters and then sawn diagonally (fig.

Being sawn in shape by copper tools fed with emery, and the whole finished with a perfection of proportion and delicacy not seen on other granite work.

The vessel may be a flower-pot sawn in two, so that the halves may be bound together when used, or it may be a flower-pot or box with a side slit which will admit the shoot; this vessel is to be filled compactly with suitable porous earth, the opening at the slit being stopped by pieces of slate or tile.

Timber is now generally sawn into marketable sizes in the country of its growth, and shipped as scantling timber.