The Plain Stock.
The Sole of Iron.
The Plow Staves.
The Fence, is that as sets the Plow at his distance from the Iron plate of the Plow that you intend the Groove shall be off the edge of the Board in which you intend to made it.
The second in this square, is termed a Joynter, which of some is made after this manner, contrary to that described chap. 9. numb. 19. but all the difference is in the Tote or Handle, which every Workman maketh according to his own Fancy, all other parts in the stock agreeing.
The Strike Block, is a Plain shorter than the Joynter, having its sole made exactly flat and straight, and is used for the shooting of a short Joynt, because it is more handy than the long Joynter: It hath neither Handle or Tote on it, but like the Smoothing Plain, in numb. 134.
CXXXIII. He beareth Argent, a Pit Saw in a Frame, Azure: This kind of Pit-Saw with a Frame, is not is use with us, but in the Up Countreys, it is altogether made use of, but for what fancy I judg not, but think it much easier and better without it. This is born thus by the name of Sawyers, or Sawers. See more of this kind of saw chap. 9 numb. 2.
— From Randle Holme’s “The Academy of Armory, or, A Storehouse of Armory and Blazon” Book III, Chapter VIII, Plate 2.