[ ɡɹˈaftəz], [ ɡɹˈaftəz], [ ɡ_ɹ_ˈa_f_t_ə_z]
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The word "grafter" derives from the Old French word "gravasser," meaning "to grab." grafters are people who specialize in handling, manipulating and cutting wood or other materials with a saw. Grafters work in a variety of industries, including construction, furniture making, cabinetmaking and shipbuilding.
Most grafters use a handsaw and a plane to perform their work. A saw is placed against the timber and the plane is used to remove excess material, creating a smooth finished surface. Grafters must have strong hands and intense concentration in order to stay safe while working with a saw.
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