Shooting board


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Shooting board (Joinery) a fixture used in planing or shooting the edge of a board, by means of which the plane is guided and the board held true.
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In literature:

To date, no hacker has come out shooting, though they do sometimes brag on boards that they will do just that.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
They were shooting at us with one of the small cannon which rumour had said they carried on board.
"The Sea-Wolf" by Jack London
The boards, slide over the shoot.
"To Him That Hath" by Ralph Connor
I told my braves not to shoot, as I intended going on board, so that we might save our women and children.
"Autobiography of Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak, or Black Hawk" by Black Hawk
No one on board could shoot like Captain Shard.
"Tales of Wonder" by Baron Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany
A small piece of board was nailed to a fence post and the boys began shooting at it.
"Ranching, Sport and Travel" by Thomas Carson
Esper and telepathy go by the board when shooting starts.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
Several attempts were made to shoot him, and a boy was killed by a shot from the shore, on board his vessel.
"Great African Travellers" by W.H.G. Kingston
If they catch her they'll not scruple to sink her, and shoot every man on board.
"The Three Lieutenants" by W.H.G. Kingston
This may be accomplished by using the plane on the shooting board, as shown at Fig.
"Woodwork Joints" by William Fairham

In poetry:

King Olaf laid an arrow on string,
"Have I a coward on board?" said he.
"Shoot it another way, O King!"
Sullenly answered Ulf,
The old sea-wolf;
"You have need of me!"
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XIX. -- King Olaf's War-" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

Kazakh Film, Kazakhstan's state company, has boarded Chuck Russell's 3D adaptation of "1001 Arabian Nights," starring Liam Hemsworth, which will shoot in the oil-and-gas-rich central Asian state next year.
Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said they ranked Dominique Jones as a top-three shooting guard in the draft and had him higher on their draft board than Big 12 scorer leader James Anderson, who was selected 20th by the San Antonio Spurs.
Susan Brinkman, board member, asked for further information about response times in the event of a shooting, and in general, including more information on the $1,200 to $2,400 for the insurance rider to arm security.
Photos by Anthony S Puca Friends of Henry Horton State Park board member Ricky Sweeny taking aim at the Turkey Shoot.
The original board-game dynamics make an cameo in one scene where our heroes (commanded by Taylor Kitsch) puzzle out where the alien ships are on a gridded screen and shoot missiles at their best guesses.
MARIN COUNTY --Youths in wetsuits using boogie boards to shoot down swollen Miller Creek created a stir in Marinwood on Monday, triggering urgent safety warnings from authorities.
Richfield Township officials talked about new ideas for how to handle a potential shooting incident at the Nov 15 meeting of the Richfield Township Board of Trustees.
The review board says a police-involved shooting in December of 2011 was a justified use of firearms.
The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday finalized a shooting ban covering an area along upper Eureka Canyon Road, a move that drew outbursts from rural gun advocates who accused the county of scaling back their rights.
The stat sheet that belongs to New Orleans Hornets shooting guard Xavier Henry vaguely resembles a checker board.
Harnett Board of Adjustment continues hearing on Drake's Landing Shooting Range.
When the East Hampton Town Board approved a permit for the tournament, on April 15, it was anticipated that 200 to 300 people would attend the event, at which teams would track each other through the woods to shoot opponents with paintballs .
School board shooting caught on tape.
School board shooting caught on tape.
Following the lunch, many seniors play bingo, board games, shoot a game of pool, or simply converse with friends.