Stave Log Ripsaw Operator

Tend power saws that rip logs of specified length into halves or quarters.

What does a Stave Log Ripsaw Operator do?

Tends power saw that rips logs of specified length into halves or quarters for barrel-stave cutting: Places log, or halved log, on saw carriage or lifts log to saw table, and starts saw. Shifts lever moving carriage toward saw or pushes log along table to feed log into saw and rip log in half. Moves carriage away from saw and removes sawed pieces.