The automation of wood-cutting
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Dugan, D. (2004). The automation of wood-cutting [Video file]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/645
Simon Schaffer explores the development of specific wood-cutting engines, run by steam. These allowed precision cutting and the mass production of standardised blocks. Prior to this development, wood-cutting was done with labour intensive pit saws, which were also inexact.
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