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A machine for truing the surfaces of wood-work that are to form a joint.

Special grinders are used for truing these hardened centers.

This facing head is also used frequently for truing the flanges of cylinders which are to be bored, and for similar work.

The use of airplanes in this country will require men for rigging, for truing up the wires and struts.

First, the bar may be set to accommodate the cylinder bore, truing it out with as light a cut as possible.

This will be a trifle thicker than the course so as to allow for truing the surface of each finished course in the lathe.

It is also a very handy tool for truing up work on the boring mill or lathe.

Continue until the panel is complete, when, after truing up, it is ready for soldering.

John hath written a sonnet on Philadelphus' wife and our Lady Amaryllis is truing his meter for him.

Turn the coil over and work the other side together, truing up the circle and making the bottom of uniform thickness.