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In the fort, black-garbed Jesuits and scarfed officers mingled at Champlain's table.
AMERICA, VOLUME IV (OF 6)JOEL COOK
The upright piece is upset on the end and scarfed, same as was done on the corner weld.
Fig. 217 is a "fished joint," and the following difference between a scarfed and fished joint should be noted.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
The end of a piece of work, when scarfed, is tapered off on one side so that the extremity comes to a rather sharp edge.
OXY-ACETYLENE WELDING AND CUTTINGHAROLD P. MANLY
The cross piece is upset in the middle and scarfed by using the peen of the hammer as shown.
A joint to resist cross strain is stronger when scarfed in the direction of the strain than across it.
HANDWORK IN WOODWILLIAM NOYES
The other piece is scarfed on both edges to fit into this opening.
The belt must be of liberal size, and must be of the "endless" variety—with a scarfed joint.
ELECTRICITY FOR THE FARMFREDERICK IRVING ANDERSON
The ends of the pieces to be joined are scarfed as explained in the flat weld.
It was found that the mast of the Enterprise could be fished and scarfed, so as to enable her to continue her cruise.
THE PIRATE AND THE THREE CUTTERSFREDERICK MARRYAT