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  1. Hlawrence Jacobsen
    Hlawrence Jacobsen

    Ticket 38022 Re counter-top cut offs, what materials require carbide saw, which are ok for regular bandsaw blade?

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    • Customer Service
      Customer Service

      Thanks for your question. I don’t have experience with cutting countertop materials on my bandsaw. I would suggest inquiring with the blade manufacturer to see what materials are suitable for use with their blade.
      Paul

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  2. Guy
    Guy

    I picked up an 8 foot 3/4 in Melanie board to make a sled for flatening boards of the same length through my planer. I noticed that there is a fair amount of board flex over the length. I believe its not an issue providing I have a sufficient infeed and outfeed tables. Is that a correct understanding, or should I be looking at laminating 2 or more boards for increased stiffness?

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    • Customer Service
      Customer Service

      Hello Guy,
      Here’s what the experts had to say about your question:
      I think one layer should be fine as long as you have sufficient infeed/outfeed support.

      Sincerely,
      Paul
      Wood Workers Guild of America Expert

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  3. Nimal Jayawickrema
    Nimal Jayawickrema

    I’m 72. Wood work as a hobby by electrical tools. Limited space. But I love carpentry . Bunny.

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