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English translation: (BrE) master trimmer

Norwegian term or phrase:kantmester
English translation:(BrE) master trimmer
Entered by: Adrian MM.

20:40 Nov 1, 2019
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Forestry / Wood / Timber / sawmill
Norwegian term or phrase: kantmester
There is no context here, just the word.
What does a "kantmester" do in a sawmill? Does he have an English name?
Katarzyna Lewandowska, PhD
Local time: 17:02
(BrE) master trimmer (POL) mistrz przycinania
Alternatives: master beveller; chief edge cutter; 'scantling foreman'.

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Adrian MM.
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(BrE) master trimmer (POL) mistrz przycinania

Alternatives: master beveller; chief edge cutter; 'scantling foreman'.

Example sentence(s):
  • Her bestemmes tjukkelsen på plankene eller borda. Det trengtes 11 – 13 personer på ei slik sag: 2 sagmestre, 1 kantmester, 1 kløvmester, 2 bakgutter, 3 sjauere .
  • The Sawmill Suite trimmer optimizer can provide accurate trim optimization.

Adrian MM.
United Kingdom
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agree  Tomasso: ( i should have read above better, sponjekk is there too
1 day 3 hrs
  -> Takk, thanks and gracias! The mog picture suggests your name or moniker ought to go the feminine form of 'Tomassa'. (Howls or rather feline squeals of protest....)
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