Where Antiques Never Get Old
Wood Cutting Techniques
Riving 17th Century
A tearing effect, splitting wood without a saw.
Pit Sawing 17th Century
Not evenly spaced or parallel, at an angle to the grain.
Mill Sawing 1633 - 19th Century
Evenly spaced & parallel, marks run at right angles to the grain.
Circular Sawing 1815 - Present, not common until after 1850