Where a sawmill tears (cuts with the grain) a wood of steer saw the crosscuts (cuts through the grain). The wood saws of steer can have a blade of 20 with more than 36 Po. Of diameter according to the source of energy and the goal envisaged. Saws of buzz are used to cut long notations (wood of steer) and wafers (loss of sawmill) of pieces appropriate to the heating at the house (firewood). The majority of the wood saws of steer are composed of a reinforcement, a blade, a chuck, a cradle, and a source of energy. The cradle is a guide of slope or sliding which holds of the notations during the process of cutting. Some wood saws of steer are run of a belt of a pulley of takeoff of power of tractor of farm. Others are been driven by small engines of gasoline or even of large electric motors like sources of energy.
The chuck is an axis and a whole of bearings which support and transfer the power to the blade. The reinforcement is a structure which supports the cradle and the blade with a height of convenient work. The wood saws of steer were in the past very popular in rural America. They were employed to cut more glazing bar out of firewood in one era when the saws actuated with the hand were only the other option. Too large notations for a wood saw of steer were still cut to the hand. The slicers mainly replaced wood saws of steer for the preparation of firewood today. Always, some commercial firewood processors and others use wood saws of steer to save the use and to tear on their slicers. The majority of the people consider wood saws of steer not very sure and out-of-date technology.