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Human or Machine? An Analysis Of Saw Marks On Animal Bones From Two Sites In St. Charles, MO (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Steve Dasovich. Gwyneth J Vollman.

With the invention of the mechanical, circular saw in 1928, can the spacing of the saw marks clue us in to what type of saw was used?  Saw marks on animal bones at two sites in St. Charles, MO are analyzed to determine if they were sawed by hand or by a machine and perhaps whether or not people used a circular saw or straight saw.  Irregular spacing is thought to be the hallmark of hand sawing and this paper will discuss the findings of differences in spacing and type of saw marks to aid in both...

Old Ways of Working With Wood (1972)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Alex W. Bealer.

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