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DefinitionsTerms, general.

Block(s). Those sections of a log cut in various lengths.
Block(s) and bolt(s). May be considered to be synonymous.
Clipper saw. A circular saw used to trim manufactured shingles.
Groover. A cylinder-type knife (knives) similar to a planer knife (knives), used to cut grooves into the face surface of shakes or shingles.
Hip and ridge saw. A circular saw used to cut various angles on the side edge of shakes or shingles.
Johnson bar. A shaft used to control the feed of the carriage.
Knee bolter circular saw. A stationary circular saw used to trim and debark blocks (the blocks are manually maneuvered onto a carriage and fed into a saw).
Log haul. A power conveyor used to move logs to mill.
Packers. Employees who pack the manufactured shakes or shingles into bundles.
Panagraph power splitter. A hydraulically operated wedge, manually positioned into place, used to split blocks.
Power saw splitter. A stationary circular saw used to split (saw) blocks, (the blocks are manually maneuvered onto a carriage and fed into the saw).
Set works. A component of the shingle machine, located on the machine frame, used to control the thickness of each shingle being manufactured.
Shake machine. A band saw used to cut shake blanks into manufactured shakes.
Shake splitter. A stationary hydraulically operated wedge, manually controlled, used to split shake blocks into shake blanks or boards.
Shim saw. A circular saw used to recut manufactured shingles into narrow widths.
Shingle machine. A machine used to manufacture shingles; composed of a feed, set works, and carriage system, all functioning in relation to a circular saw.
Shingle saw. A circular saw used to cut shingles from blocks.
Spault. The first and last section(s) of a block as it is cut into shingles.
Spault catcher. A device located on the shingle machine next to the solid feed rolls, used to hold the last section of each block being cut (called a spault), in place.
Track or swing cutoff saw. A circular saw used to cut blocks from a log.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 17-16-132, § 296-78-70501, filed 8/1/17, effective 9/1/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040, 49.17.050 and 49.17.240. WSR 81-18-029 (Order 81-21), § 296-78-70501, filed 8/27/81.]
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