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Gang Sawyer

Operate gangsaws or sash-gangsaws to cut lumbers from cants.

What does a Gang Sawyer do?

Operates gangsaw or sash-gangsaw to cut lumber from cants: Moves hand and foot levers to shift cants from chain conveyor table to live rolls and align cants with saws. Starts machine and turns handwheels to adjust feed and tension rollers and speed of machine. May adjust saws to vary width of cuts, using handtools. May replace saw blades. May be designated according to type of saw operated as Circular-Gang-Saw Operator; Sash-Gang-Saw Operator.