Story: Pounamu – jade or greenstone

Circular saw (3rd of 3)

Circular saw

This large circular saw slices through a slab of pounamu. Modern cutting equipment like this speeds up the process of cutting the slabs to size.

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Photograph by Simon Nathan

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How to cite this page:

Basil Keane, 'Pounamu – jade or greenstone - Modern stone work', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/9357/circular-saw (accessed 22 November 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 12 Jun 2006