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Ask WWGOA: Bandsaw Resaw Blade Size

Q: I just picked up an older 14” bandsaw on Craigslist, and I want to set it up to do resawing. What kind of blade should I get? I’ve seen carbide tipped resaw blades; will those give me my best quality? A: Congrats on picking up a bandsaw; you’re going to love the versatility that…

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Easy Resawing

In my experience, resawing on a bandsaw is one of those things that makes smoke come out of woodworkers’ ears. It can, admittedly, be tough to get perfect, especially if you have to go through the steps required for drift compensation. (Sometimes you get the drift, sometimes you don’t.) Here’s what’ll save your resaw bacon.…

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Timber Wolf Bandsaw Blades

My peers keep telling me how great these bandsaw blades are, so I figured it was time to put them to the test. I experimented with the following three bandsaw blades: VPC SERIES– 3/4″ x 2/3 tpi (teeth per inch) x .025″ thick, variable tooth design for straight-line resawing in kiln and air drying small…

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How to Tri-Fold a Bandsaw Blade

Tri-folding (coiling) a band saw blade will reduce its storage size greatly. If you’ve been mystified about how to make this happen, here are the steps: 1) Wear leather gloves and a face shield. Hold the blade like this. Notice my right hand is turned over, palm facing out, and the palm of my left…

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