Gumming Wheel

Setting the Saw

FIG. 85. SETTING A CIRCULAR COItDWOOD SAW WITH A SPRING SET

The spring circular-saw set is shown in operation in Figure 85. The distance from the point of the tooth at which the tooth is bent out is regulated by setting the anvil as determined by the length of set desired. The minimum length is about in- and the maximum in. The angle of offset or the amount of set is regulated by the setscrew below the anvil. Turning it in, increases

AT 75 DEGREES; ALSO SHOWING THE SET

the set, and turning it out reduces it. In using the tool, the set is accomplished by merely drawing on the handles. The teeth should not be pried over. Every other tooth is set from one side and the rest from the opposite side. The shape of the teeth after setting is shown in Figure 86.

A short length of railroad rail makes a good anvil for setting a circular, cordwood saw, provided it is removed from the man-

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